Once an attack starts, if there are several dogs present, the others might start to join in, Colin Tennant wrote last week
Further to Colin Tennant’s article “Why a pack of dogs would turn on their walker” (News, last week), it pains me to say this — I am a dog-owner myself — but all dogs should be muzzled outside the home. They are wonderful creatures most of the time, but when they are not, there are consequences.
Compulsory muzzles would protect both the public and the dog, and help to curb the trend for aggressive “statement dogs”.
Matt Gloss, Nottingham
Handle with care
It has been reported that the woman who died was walking eight dogs. I’m a dog-walker by trade and don’t take out more than three at once — and even then I wouldn’t take three big dogs. The dogs are carefully