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Calls for action over attacks on guide dogs

Attacks on guide dogs are rising, it was revealed today as MPs prepare to debate extra controls for dangerous animals.

Police at the scene in Clubmoor, Liverpool

Liverpool dog attack: Two women on bail after mauling which killed pensioner Clifford Clarke

Clifford Clarke was mauled by an "out of control" dog on Saturday evening

Police at the scene in Clubmoor, Liverpool

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