Dog owners warned to keep pets under control after alleged attack in Chesterfield park

A couple have been warned to keep their dogs under control after one allegedly attacked another pet in a Chesterfield park.

Friday, 17th December 2021, 2:14 pm
Updated Monday, 20th December 2021, 3:14 pm

Derbyshire police said officers have spoken to the owners of a Poodle following an incident in Tapton Park, off Brimington Road, on November 22.

The Poodle is believed to have ran towards a woman and her dog, a Chihuahua, at around 2.15pm.

A spokerson for Derbyshire police said: "The woman feared the Poodle would attack her dog and picked it up off the ground, the Poodle then jumped up putting its paws on her back.

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The incident occurred last month in Tapton Park off Brimington Road (google)

"It took the Poodle’s owners several attempts to call the dog off and when the woman spoke to them about the incident it is said they did not take her concerns seriously.

"Officers have since spoken with the Poodle’s owners and advised them about ensuring their dogs are kept under control.”

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