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Dog Owners

Your responsibilities

As a dog owner you have important responsibilities to:
  • keep other people safe around your dog
  • avoid situations occurring in which your dog could annoy, rush, frighten or injure someone or another animal
  • care for your dog.

The information here will help you:
Have a look at our Good Behaviour Code. It doesn't replace any legal obligations you might have, but will help dog owners, dogs and everyone else get along well together.

If you know of a dog behaving dangerously, for example roaming, rushing, barking aggressively or attacking people or other animals, you should contact Your Council Dog Control Officer promptly.
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