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Promoting responsible dog ownership by enforcing legislation and providing advice to dog owners


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The main job of Dog Wardens is dog control. Wardens enforce legislation to promote responsible dog ownership. Wardens provide advice and help to educate dog owners.

They also provide expert advice to the Council’s Licensing Team on welfare issues for animal establishments that need a licence.

Wardens patrol at times when dogs are likely to be exercised, focussing on specific problems or responding to complaints.

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Last reviewed: March 23, 2023 by Jenny

Next review due: September 23, 2023

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