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  • Update to sheep worrying incident near Shaftesbury

    11 May 2018
    Officers investigating an attack on sheep near Shaftesbury have identified the owner of the dogs involved. At around 3.10pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 Dorset Police received a report of two dogs attacking sheep in the area of Hawkers Hill Farm. The dogs i...
  • Appeal for information following sheep worrying incident near Shaftesbury

    12 March 2018
    Officers investigating an attack on sheep near Shaftesbury are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 3.10pm on Saturday 10 March 2018 Dorset Police received a report of two dogs attacking sheep in the area of Hawkers Hill Farm....
  • Update – appeal for information following reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage

    01 February 2018
    The owner of a dog involved in a reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage has come forward. At around 1.10pm on Sunday 14 January 2018 Dorset Police received a report of an incident involving a dog attacking sheep in the area of Hillbottom near Wort...
  • Appeal for information following report of animal cruelty in Poole

    08 January 2018
    Officers are appealing for information in relation to an incident of animal cruelty in Poole. It was reported that at around 11.15am on Saturday 6 January 2018 three men were seen at the Broadstone Recreation Ground releasing rabbits and setting dogs on ...
  • Advice to dog owners following spate of sheep worrying incidents

    08 December 2017
    Officers are reminding pet owners to ensure they keep their dogs away from livestock following a spate of sheep worrying incidents across Dorset. Dorset Police has received six reports of sheep worrying since Thursday 30 November 2017, including two sepa...
  • Appeal to locate owner of possible stolen cat

    13 September 2017
    Officers are hoping to trace the owner of a cat found in Poole that they believe may have been stolen. At 9.15am on Monday 11 September 2017 Dorset Police received a report of anti-social behaviour relating to two men and two women in the area of the Ser...
  • Witness appeal following dog incident in Poole

    22 August 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman sustained an injury following an incident with a dog in Poole. At around 3pm on Tuesday 15 August 2017 a woman was walking her West Yorkshire Terrier on the Millfield Estate when a black ...
  • Update: Appeal to find missing dog

    23 May 2017
    A dog that was reported stolen from Lytchett Matravers has been reunited with her owner. Officers received a report that Kaya, a 10-month-old Greyhound and Whippet cross, had been taken from the Peatons Lane area on the evening of Wednesday 15 March 2017...
  • Witness appeal following dog attack in Bournemouth

    12 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a dog attack in Bournemouth. At around 12.45pm on Monday 10 April 2017 a man was walking his Yorkshire Terrier dog on the beach at Hengistbury Head when it was attacked by a tanned-coloured M...
  • Appeal following dog bite incident in Poole

    03 February 2017
    Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was bitten by a dog in Poole. At around 12.20pm on Saturday 28 January 2017 an eight-year-old boy was riding on his skateboard alongside his mum on a footpath at Whitecliffe Park heading toward Baiter Park, ...
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