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Number of dog attacks in the last 5 years

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Rebecca McDonald

Dear Lancaster City Council,

In the last 5 years how many dog attacks have there been within each year and altogether?

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Dear Ms McDonald,

Freedom of Information Request - Ref: FOI 2483

Thank you for your request received on 26th March 2019 in which you asked
for the following information from Lancaster City Council:

 

In the last 5 years how many dog attacks have there been within each year
and altogether?

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA).

 

Response

 

We can confirm that the Council only deals with complaints about, or dog
attacks on, other animals, any information about dogs attacking human
beings would have to be redirected to Lancashire Constabulary via
[1][email address]

The information in the table below consists of complaints that have been
received by the Council about dog attacks, not confirmed attacks – this
information cannot be separated by our system.

 

+--------------------------------------------------------------+
|Year |Number of complaints received about Dog Attacks |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|2014 |96 |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|2015 |89 |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|2016 |75 |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|2017 |86 |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|2018 |78 |
|------------+-------------------------------------------------|
|Total |424 |
+--------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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