Dogs kill and injure 16 sheep in Christmas Eve attack

The sheep killed in the attack near the Busks, Middleham. Photo: Tim Brown.

Two dogs killed and injured 16 sheep in an attack near Middleham at the weekend.

The horrifying incident took place near the Busks on Christmas Eve.

One dog was shot by the farmer.

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Police issued an appeal for information on the whereabouts of the second dog.

It was described as a brown saluki grey hound cross.

It is understood this animal has also been destroyed.






  1. Well I hope the owners are made to pay for the cost of these dead sheep….they should also be fined for letting these dogs loose .. And banned from having any dogs in the future….poor dogs

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