To report that you have seen a stray, roaming dog in your area. If you have found a dog and taken it into your home, then please use the Found...
To report that you have found a dog and have contained it in your home and garden. If you have seen a stray, roaming dog, then please use the...
This page is aimed at answering frequently asked questions surrounding the Public Spaces Protection Order relating to dogs and dog control.
The introduction of a borough-wide Public Space Protection Order under the new powers will replace outdated legislation relating to dog fouling and dog control.
A stray dog is defined as any dog in a public place that is not under the control of its owner. All found dogs that are contained in a person’s home or garden can be collected by the Council’s dog warden, and taken to Mount Pleasant Boarding Kennels. All reports of roaming stray dogs will be checked and patrolled by the dog warden. Dangerous, banned or stolen dogs should be reported directly to the Police on 101.
Dog faeces is not only unsightly and unpleasant but it can lead to toxocariasis - a serious illness which usually affects children and can lead to blindness.
To report an incident of dog fouling.
Find out about animal boarding, pollution, how to report a stray horse and to request pest control treatment.