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Aftermath of sheep attacks 'horrific', say police

Dog owners can be fined up to £2,500

There's a reminder for dog owners that failing to control their animals around livestock could ultimately land them in court and facing a fine of up to £2,500.

The message is particularly relevant at the moment, given that it is currently lambing season.

Ninety-one sheep have been killed and 21 injured in such attacks in the Isle of Man in the last two years - figures released following a Freedom of Information request.

Inspector Gavin Callow says the aftermath of one of these attacks is a terrible thing to have to deal with for all involved:

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