Teen Billy Furey's dog must be put down after it bit a woman
A teenager’s dog is set to be put down after it badly bit a woman as she tried to save her own pet.
Elizabeth Duffield spent five days in hospital following the attack near her home in Golcar on March 13, 2014.
The 54-year-old was left with horrific hand injuries and facing the ordeal of extensive surgery to repair the damage.
Billy Furey, 19, of Halifax Road, Huddersfield, pleaded guilty to owning a dog dangerously out of control and causing injury when he appeared before Kirklees Magistrates.
The magistrates ordered that the dog must be destroyed unless an appeal is lodged within the next... read more
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