Dog Mess

Published: 01 March 2020

Irresponsible Dog Owners

Please report dog owners who walk on and leave their dogs deposits on the path. Telephone the Animal Warden Service 01482 396301 and Give Location, Time, Date and, if possible, the name or address of the dog owner and description of the dog. For removal of fouling from the street or footpath telephone 01482 393 939.

Dog Owners - please note!
  • It is illegal to leave your dog’s faeces lying around in a public area It is the responsibility of the dog owner or the person in charge to clear up after their dog
  • Regulations state that being unaware that your dog has fouled, or not having a suitable means of picking up is not a reasonable excuse for failing to clean up after a dog
  • If you do not clear up after your dog you could be fined up to £1000 in a magistrate’s court, or a warden can issue a fixed penalty notice for £75