Dog owners warned over lambing scares at Dava Way and Sanquhar Woods

Police in Forres have asked members of the public to keep dogs under control when out and about in fields where sheep are present.

They have had concerns raised from members of the public regarding dog walkers in the areas of Sanquhar Woods and Dava Way.

It has been reported that some dogs are being permitted to run free in fields where ewes are in lamb, potentially causing distress to the animals and subsequent loss to the animal and farmers alike.

Members of the public are kindly reminded to keep animals suitably restrained when near farm animals.

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