Please don't let my "soft" dog be destroyed, says distraught owner
A WOMAN whose pet terrier killed another dog in a Cumbrian hotel lobby has vowed to fight a judge's order that it should be destroyed.
A horrified couple saw the out-of-control bull terrier cross maul their pet shi tzu to death seconds after they took it into the Greyhound Hotel in Shap.
The man in charge of the cross-breed bull terrier - called Jerry - was looking after it for its owner, 25-year-old Penrith woman Chloe Dine.
At Carlisle's magistrates' court, she tried but failed to persuade District Judge Gerald Chalk that her dog should not be put to sleep.
The court heard a harrowing... read more
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