Have a ball! 12 of the best dog park and off-lead areas in Wakefield, according to Google Reviews
There's no shortage of great dog parks and off-lead green areas that encourage new exploration with your furry friend across the district.
From family parks, to hidden fields, agility courses to fenced woodland - here are 12 of the best dog-friendly areas for a new exciting walk across Wakefield and the five towns, according to Google Reviews.
Three crocodiles saved a dog seeking refuge in a river - in a possible display of "emotional empathy". A report published in the Journal of Threatened Taxa outlines how a young dog was observed being chased by a pack of feral dogs and entered the shallow waters of the Savitri River, in India's Maharashtra. The dog had not spotted the three mugger crocodiles floating nearby, which began edging closer to what appeared to be certain prey.
A man whose pack of dogs savaged a six-year-old girl has been jailed. Bernard Valentine, of Ackers Lane, Carrington, was sentenced to 49 months behind bars after the the attack, which involved his pocket bulldogs. As she walked past a property where Valentine was staying in his camper van outside, she was set upon by a pack of six dogs that were being kept in the back garden and in the defendant's camper van.