issued to beach walkers after jogger is attacked by dog
Burnham-On-Sea jogger has warned beach users to take extra caution
after he was attacked by a dog.
Hyde was taken to hospital with leg wounds after the attack by a border collie on Friday morning, which occurred in
the Berrow Beach parking area at 10.10am.
was going for a jog along the beach when the dog, which wasn't
on a lead, walked towards me and turned and bit me. I'm glad it
was me and not a child," Andrew told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
like to thank a man who helped me contain the bleeding at the
time. The dog owner was unhelpful and looked at me as if it was
would like to bring this to everyone's awareness and ask them
to be cautious."
right, was taken to Burnham's Memorial Hospital where he
had the wounds dressed and his leg bandaged.
dog was described as a black and white old-looking border collie.
Andrew is urging beach users to take exta care.
District Council manages the beach and its Dog Warden can be contacted
on 01278 435210. Concerns regarding dangerous and aggressive dogs
can be referred to Avon and Somerset Police on 101 or in an emergency