POSTAL workers should be able to do their jobs without fear of being attacked by dogs.

In just one 12 month period in Bolton, 10 postal workers were attacked. Over the past five years, there have been 55 dog attacks in the BL postcode area.

It’s not the dogs but the dog owners who need to get their act together. Most people know when the post is being delivered so owners should just keep their dogs out of the way then. Acting responsibly is a reasonable thing to expect and those owners who don’t deserve punishment – and no mail deliveries.