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Solihull magistrates slap dog owner with £700 fine after attack on walker

A DOG-owner whose pet attacked a walker has been ordered to pay almost £1000 by Solihull Magistrates.

A DOG-owner whose pet attacked a walker has been ordered to pay almost £1,000 by Solihull Magistrates.

Annabelle Hill, 23, of Hob Lane, Balsall Common, was prosecuted for not keeping her four German Shepherds under control.

Last Wednesday (December 14), magistrates fined Hill £700 and ordered her to pay another £250 in costs.

She had been prosecuted after Solihull Council received complaints from locals that dogs kept escaping from her home.

On September 30, a woman out walking with her husband was attacked by one of the animals and received a nasty bite to her leg.

An ambulance was called and the injured walker required hospital treatment.

On other occasions, the German Shepherds had chased and hurt other dogs.

The court ordered Hill to keep her dogs inside a compound at Beanit Farm Livery Yard.

When they are taken out, they must be kept on a lead at all times.

 

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