Here’s what some of our readers think, but do you agree?
Laura Kyne, Tring
I don’t think there needs to be breed specific legislation, but I do think that owners need to be more responsible, no matter what the breed. More education in dog behaviour is needed.
Tiffany Courtney-Barry, Berkhamsted
If you cant keep your dog under voice control it should never be off a lead. I think it should be mandatory that if you have a dog you should have to complete some form of dog training.
Sarah Whelan, Tring
I don’t think so, I just think better education e.g. please don’t let your dog run up to my children and shout out: “Oh it’s fine he just wants to play,” when actually he may just want to have a bite.
Nikki Lane, Tring
I think all dogs should be insured. And if they have a history of being aggressive, mussel them when out. It’s a tough one to say punish the owner: the dog could be ill and not normally behave that way.
Katie Hughes, Tring
Consideration of others is all important. I think if a dog has demonstrated it’s capable of killing another dog it should be put to sleep. It might be a small child next time.