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Domestic animal welfare

Petting farms

The law requires that all dogs in a public place must wear a collar and identification tag, which gives the name and address of the owner. From 6 April 2016 it became compulsory that all dogs are microchipped.

Dangerous dogs

This section provides information in regard to the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and how we may be able to help regarding incidents involving a dog believed to be dangerous.

Noisy and barking dogs

Lost and stray dogs

Dog Warden Service

Dog fouling

Public Space Protection Orders (Dog Control)

For more information please contact a dog warden on 0300 4560 107.