Derry City and Strabane District Council has issued a plea to dog owners to keep their dogs under control after a spate of attacks on sheep in the Whitehouse Road and Groarty Road area of the city this week.
Two separate sheep attacks having been reported over the past 10-day period resulting in 38 sheep being killed.
The Council’s Dog Wardens have been patrolling the area after reports that two large dogs have been seen straying. Dog owners are urged to keep their dogs on a lead and supervised at all times.
Anyone with any information or seeking any advice on this issue, is asked to contact the Council directly at 028 71253253