A BEAUTICIAN wants the owners of a dog which nearly killed her terrier prosecuted under new laws before it attacks a child.
Trisha Fitzsimmons, from Grove, was out of the house on Saturday when her 14-year-old terrier Megan was attacked.
Her next-door neighbours’ young daughters were taking care of Megan in the front garden of their home on Main Street.
Mrs Fitzsimmons, 39, said the dog, a mongrel, jumped over the fence and went straight for Megan’s throat.
She said: “It basically savaged her.”
Megan, who is deaf and never heard her attacker coming, has had to have £1,750 worth of operations.