Owner hunted after dog killed by stray

The woman's Lakeland terrier was attacked by a large black dog (File picture by sannse)

POLICE are hunting for the owner a dog which attacked another pet in woods near Stranraer.

A 30-year-old woman was walking her three pets near to Low Clachanmore Farm, Ardwell on Sunday morning when her Lakeland Terrier was savaged by a large, black, long haired dog.

The woman managed to separate the animals but the dog died later that night from injuries to its neck.

The black dog ran off after the attack and police are looking to trace its owner.