Another passer-by unsuccessfully chased a group of youths who fled from outside Drake Circus shopping centre at around 2pm in the direction of St Andrew’s Cross roundabout. The two members of the public who helped Nicholas and any other witnesses are now being asked to come forward by Devon and Cornwall Police. Nicholas, from Derriford, has relied on Angus for the past two years after he lost his sight to an autoimmune disease.He explained: ‘My main concern is that Angus has not been himself, he is somewhat subdued and has lost some of his confidence.
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Focus on the Human-Animal Bond. “Dogs and cats have broken down the walls of our hearts. There haven’t been comparable domesticated species in 5,000 years.” For Dr. Becker, it’s clear that pets and people have evolved to benefit each other. He explains, “When you’re petting them, you both get this massive release of oxytocin, prolactin, dopamine, and a decrease in cortisol. It’s a reciprocal biochemical spa treatment.” As they age, it can be easy to take pets for granted. Make time for a little human-animal bonding every day.
‘Quite simply, he is my world.’
Nicholas added: ‘Almost six years ago, I was struck down with an aggressive form of autoimmune disease, resulting in my sight loss.
‘When Angus came into my life, I was able to regain my independence and some quality of life. Angus is my lifeline.’The charity Guide Dogs’ head of canine-assisted services in the South West, Simon Lynn, said: ‘We were absolutely appalled to hear about this attack and we are supporting Mr Bateman and Angus in every way we can.
‘A guide dog is a life-changing partner for someone with sight loss and we urge anyone who can help police with their inquiries to come forward.’
Pc Andrew Rowe said: ‘I am very keen to identify and speak to both members of the public who assisted during this event.
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‘Also, in view of the fact that Plymouth city centre would have been reasonably busy at that time of the day, I would also like to hear from any other members of the public who may have witnessed this incident, or have any information which may assist my investigation.’
Anyone with any information can contact police on 101, quoting crime reference CR/083052/21, or email or email [email protected] .
Keep Household Toxins (Including the Garbage) Out of Reach. While it may seem obvious to keep your cleaning products tucked away safely one of the biggest threats to a dogs health in your home is the garbage. If your dog gets into the garbage you can use some baby proof locks to seal it, or put it away in the closet or garage while you’re gone.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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