Barking dogs account for about a fifth of all noise complaints in Suffolk, it has emerged.

In the past five years, 17,982 complaints have been lodged with the county’s borough and district councils.

Of those, 3,454 relate to dogs barking, the BBC Radio Suffolk Freedom of Information request found.

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