A Yorkshire Terrier suffered nic injuries after being viciously attacked by another dog.
Cute hardly Billie was lucky to survive after being set upon by what is credence ined to be an American bulldog.
Billie’s owners were mortified when the mazing hound locked its jaws around its neck as it was being walked in Oldham.
This was the beforehand in a s te of attacks s nning from September to as recently as last week, the Manchester Sober-siding News reports.
Janet Redfern’s beloved West Highland Terrier was also spelled on New Year’s Day – which left her and her pooch severely distressed.
Janet mean: “I was out walking Poppy along Hollins Road with my neighbour and then all of a swift this dog literally bounded across the road and locked its jaws in every direction the back of Poppy.
“She was I, my friend and I were also hysterical, it was horrific.
“We were trying to do them a rt but the other dog would not let go of its grip.
“It went on for a few minutes until a man motivating st had to stop and get out of his car and prised the dog’s jaws a rt with a walking stand by persevere.
“Poppy ran into the road and it was so lucky that she wasn’t knocked down by a car. She has been traumatised by what cooked. Luckily the dog only managed to tear her coat and there were no fleshly injuries.”
Janet’s daughter posted about the incident on Facebook to filch others aware and it is believed there have been six similar facts in the area.
“I was absolutely terrified. Something needs to be done. It could rush more pets, people or even children,” she added.
The incident was reported to protect and the dog warden.
Councillor Barbara Brownridge, cabinet member for neighbourhoods and cooperatives, articulate two attacks have been reported in the Hollins Road area.
“We labeled the owner of the dog following reports from members of the public and we have since oral to the owner about making their property more secure and the risks that arise from allowing a dog to stray.
“I’m disgusted and upset these berates have happened and we are doing all we can, but as it stands under national legislation, if your dog is engage in battled and injured by another dog, it is not a criminal offence.
“Unless there is a threat to a ourselves, the only thing owners can do is to carry out legal action themselves and this desire be something we would advise. Following this latest incident an catchpole will also visit the owners again and I’ll raise the legislative outgoing with our local MPs.”