A distraught pet owner is facing hundreds of pounds in vet bills after his Jackapoo was attacked by a dog in a Lancashire park.
Police said the man was walking his dog on Ryelands Park in Lancaster, close to the nursery, when a large, sandy coloured Staffy Cross dog attacked it.
The ‘aggressive’ dog was not on a lead and was with two young males, officers said.
The Jackapoo suffered injuries in the incident which happened at around 6pm on January 29.
Lancaster Area Police said the attack has caused ‘significant stress to the owner’ who now faces a £600 vet bill.
An appeal has today (March 4) been launched to identify the males and the dog involved.
A force spokesperson said: “At around 6pm 29th January 2021, a man was walking his dog (a Jackapoo breed) on Ryelands Park, Lancaster close to the nursery when a large, sandy coloured Staffy Cross dog has attacked it causing injury that cost the owner £600 in vet bills.
“The aggressive dog was not on a lead and was with 2 young males.
“The incident caused significant…