Dog fouling

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2. Report witnessing a dog fouling incident

Under the Dog (Fouling of Land) Act 1996 it is an offence to not clear up after a dog. If you are caught you will be issued with a fixed penalty of £50.00. Failure to pay could result in court action and an increased fine.

If you see someone not clearing up after their dog, you can report it to us.

 

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  • location where the fouling occurred
  • the date and time
  • information about the dog and its owner, their address or a car registration
  • your name, address and telephone number

 

The dog warden will investigate the matter, and the Cleansing Services team will be notified of the mess.