Alpacas die after dog attack at Liphook

Police are investigating after alpacas were savaged by dogs near Liphook last night (Monday, April 18).

Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 4:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 5:45 pm

A spokesman for Hampshire police told the Observer: “We were called at 5.22pm yesterday evening by a member of the public who had seen two Lurcher-type dogs attacking alpaca in a field off Mill Lane, Passfield.

“The dogs ran off when the man intervened.”

Police officers and a vet attended the scene of the attack.

But said the spokesman: “Unfortunately two of the alpaca had to be put down due to the extent of their injuries. A third alpaca was also injured in the incident.

“Two dogs were found nearby and an investigation is now underway.”

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