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Aggressive dogs are those that behave in an aggressive manner, bite or attack other animals or people.
Both ourselves and the police and the council have powers to deal with aggressive dogs.
The police investigate the following more serious incidents:
Call the police on 101. If a dog is attacking a person or other animal call 999.
We investigate the following less serious incidents:
Please note: we may also involve or inform the Police. Incidents that the Council will typically investigate.
Online – report an aggressive dog problem
Once an aggressive dog has been reported, the owners could be ordered to do any or all of the following, especially if the offender is already known to us:
It’s against the law to let a dog be dangerously out of control anywhere. This includes both public and private property including your own home.
Any dog owner that refuses to control their dog risks the following sentence’s;
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