Please can I ask all dog owners who walk their dogs along Basingstoke Canal in and around Deepcut to keep your dogs within sight and under control at all times. It’s been very distressing this evening (17th June 2012) to see a pair of husky’s get into our field at around 9pm and rip Tammy our pet turkey to shreds.
Luckily I just happened to go down to shut all the birds away to protect them from foxes and was just in time to prevent more carnage, nevertheless it is upsetting to lose one very loved bird.
Personally I do not blame the dogs as it is instinctive for them, but if you own and walk dogs, please please keep them under control, and if unsure keep them on a lead if they are unlikely to run out of your sight.
Farmers have the right to shoot dogs on their…
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