Search for dog owners after horse keepers forced to put down pony following brutal attack in Doncaster

Police are searching for the owners of three dogs who brutally attacked a pony and subjected it to unsurvivable injuries.

The pony which was attacked by dogs in an attack it was unable to survive in Doncaster earlier this month

The creature was mauled by dogs who entered a paddock off Spring Bank Road in Conisbrough, Doncaster, on Thursday, December 10.

CCTV footage shows the three dogs walk into the paddock through a hedge late that evening, while torchlight can also be seen in the distance.

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The pony's owners reported hearing dogs barking but did not realise something had happened until the following morning when they brought the pony in from the paddock and discovered several deep wounds to its rear legs and neck.

Sadly, the pony had to be put-down as a result of its injuries.

Due to the poor quality of the CCTV footage, the dogs owners have not been identified and officers at South Yorkshire Police are now appealing for anyone who might know them to come forward.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the force.

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