Man injured by dog in Lancaster is compensated

A man was injured by a Patterdale terrier, a court heard.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 11:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 11:08 am
Preston Magistrates' Court

Dog owner Joseph Doyle, of Wiliamson Road, Lancaster, admitted having his dog, named Deacon, dangerously out of control in Wiliamson Road on August 11 last year.

The 23-year-old was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay £450 compensation to the man.

Preston Magistrates’ Court ruled Deacon must be destroyed unless he is kept under proper control by being muzzled, kept on a secure lead, walked by a responsible adult, kept securely at home, and kept in a separate room when visitors are present.

The bench said all gates, doors and fences must should be in good working order and properly maintained.