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Police in Matlock are calling for people to be responsible dog owners.

The call was made after a woman reported that two dogs which were not on leads had been aggressive to her dog, while she was walking in Matlock.

Concerns have also been brought to the local Safer Neighbourhood policing team about dog fouling in the area.

To report a stray or lost dog, or any issues with dog fouling, people can contact Derbyshire Dales District Council’s Environmental Services department on 01629 761215 or email environmenthotline@derbyshiredales.gov.uk.

To report issues with aggressive or dangerous dogs, they can call Derbyshire Police 101.