Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 25th June 2019.
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To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking in relation to dog attacks on guide dogs.
In 2015, the Government amended the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 to specifically make it an offence to allow a dog to attack an assistance dog. The maximum penalty for such an offence is three years imprisonment or an unlimited fine, or both.
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