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‘Irresponsible dog owner forcing us away’

THE OWNER of a dog viciously attacked in Northwick said she and other walkers have been forced away from their usual route by an 'irresponsible' neighbour.

April Turner was walking her 11-year-old Jack Russell, Meeko, off Hillcrest Rise last October when it was set upon by a Newfoundland cross Sheepdog, Buddy, belonging to Geoffrey Allen, who lives on the road.

The attack lasted about ten minutes and resulted in Meeko being treated for puncture wounds after he was bitten on the back, grabbed and shaken repeatedly.

Mr Allen, who also had his finger bit off by Buddy in the incident, agreed to pay ...