A walker was “horrified” when she saw dogs running off of a lead attacking a herd of deer, leaving three of them dead.

Debbie Ticehurst witnessed the incident near Newick, Sussex. She saw a whippet type dog and a terrier with an owner who could not control them.

She told The Argus newspaper: “One deer was clearly dead but the other was alive and on its back struggling, unable to get up.”

Two injured deer (pictured) were shot at the scene.

 

Dog attack leaves three deer dead