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# Dog Attacks

Last week
16th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Dogs used in illegal hunting pose danger to the public, expert warns
A Noteworthy investigation exposes the underground world of dog-on-wildlife fighting and the dangers posed by the pets conditioned to attack.
Dogs bred to fight and kill protected wildlife in Ireland
Badgers, foxes and minks regularly targeted
Pets suffering serious injuries traded for cash on ability to kill
This month
June 2024
Dog behaviourist: What should you do if a dog gets aggressive?
Suzi Walsh
This year
2024
Dog owners urged to increase efforts to keep pets under control in new campaign
Last year
2023
Bitten and broken: Dog attack victims say lax law enforcement leaves them without hope
Noteworthy investigation finds dog bite reports continue to rise across Ireland, with sheepdogs one of the most commonly reported for aggressive behaviour.
Dog attacks in some council areas have more than doubled in less than a year
Significant increase in incidents of aggressive behaviour, with one council's reports quadrupling
Experts warn owners need education, not tighter controls
Hospital admissions for dog bites soar by 50%
Dog owners who cannot control their pet should be treated as 'social pariahs', says McConalogue
All time
Mind now: Saturdays and July most likely times for accidents in public places