Woman and child injured and dog killed in attack believed to be by four American Bulldogs

Larry the Dachshund is believed to have been attacked by four American bulldogs

Police have launched an inquiry into an attack believed to be by four American bulldogs which killed a dog and left a woman and child with minor injuries.

Notts Police officers were called at around 11am on Wednesday (August 9) to a report of a dog attack in Vicar Water Country Park, Clipstone.

The dog, a one-year-old Dachshund called Larry, died at the scene after it is believed he was attacked by four American Bulldogs.

A member of Larry’s family said: “We are heartbroken over what’s happened.

“Larry was loved and cherished by all who met him, especially our three-year-old daughter who referred to him as her best friend.”

The four American Bulldogs were seized under the Dangerous Dog Act and will be kept in a safe and secure environment by police while the investigation is conducted.