Morecambe woman in court after her dog injured man and preyed on sheep and horses

A dog owner has been sentenced following livestock worrying and dog dangerously out of control incidents in September 2022.
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Jill Christina Leslie, 47, of Middleton Road, Middleton appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court for sentence after being found guilty of being the owner of a dog which worried sheep and horses, on agricultural land situated at Meadowbanks and being in charge of a German Shepherd called Buster, which was dangerously out of control in Williamson Park and injured a man.

The court ordered that when in public the dog is to be on a lead and muzzled at all times and only the owner is to walk the dog out in public.

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If Jill Leslie does not comply with the order, the dog may be seized and destroyed.

She was also given a 12 month community order with 60 hours unpaid work and ordered to pay compensation of £747.

She was also ordered to pay court costs of £650.