Please note that the Council does not hold any legislation to deal with dangerous dogs and any reports should be made to the police.
You should contact the police if:
- If a dog is dangerously out of control, has bitten a person or animal or is likely to bite.
- If the dog is suspected to be one of four banned breeds – Pit Bull Terrier-type, Japanese Tosa, Fila Braziliero or Dogo Argentino.
- If a person is breeding, selling, giving away or advertising for sale a banned breed of dog.
- If a dog has been worrying livestock.