If you do not clear up after your dog then the offence of Dog Fouling applies that can lead to a £75 fixed penalty notice being issued.
To assist dog owners, warning notices are in place in relevant areas together with a network of anti-dog fouling bins where dog waste can be deposited.
All stray dogs picked up in the borough are taken to the following:
The City Dogs Home
Tel : 01782 304130
If you lose your dog you could try:
Please note: On collection of your dog from the kennels you will be required to pay all kennelling and veterinary costs along with a fine of £25.00 payable on collection.
The Council can provide advice on a range of Animal Health and Welfare issues.
If you find an injured or mistreated stray dog, contact the RSPCA in the first instance.
Please note that the Council is not responsible for:
If you breed dogs for commercial purposes you will require a Licence To Keep A Breeding Establishment For Dogs issued by the Local Authority. A breeding establishment for dogs is defined as "Any premises which carries on a business of breeding dogs for sale".