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New sentence rules for dangerous dogs

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Owners of dangerously out-of-control dogs which harm others in a public place could face up to two years in jail under new guidelines for judges.

Peter Chapman, chairman of the Sentencing Committee of the Magistrates Association and Melanie Page, founder of Deed not Breed, debate the effectiveness of such changes.


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