Wyre Council

Frequently Asked Questions: Animal welfare

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Animal welfare FAQs

Q: What are dog control orders?

Q: What does The Dog Exclusion (Wyre Council) Order 2011 mean to me?

Answer:

It is an offence for a person in charge of a dog, to take a dog onto or permit a dog to enter or to remain on any land described below. There are exemptions for people with registered guide dogs and trained assistance dogs. Dog Control Order - Exemptions

A Fixed Penalty Notice will be issued to a person in control of a dog(s) who allow their dog(s) to enter or remain in these areas.

Q: Can you have byelaws and dog control orders covering the same land?

Q: How many dog control orders have been made in Wyre?

Q: How much is the Fixed Penalty Notice for failing to observe Dog Control Orders?

Q: How will I know which areas and open spaces are affected by Dog Control Orders?

Q: What about owners or professional dog walkers who want to walk more than 4 dogs (Dog Control Order regarding maximum no of dogs)?

Q: What are the exemptions to the Dog Control Orders?

Q: What are the rules regarding working dogs in relation with Dog Control Orders?

Q: What does The Dogs (specified maximum) (Wyre Council) Order 2011 mean to me?

Q: What does The Fouling of Land by Dogs (Wyre Council) Order 2011 mean to me?

Q: What happens if I refuse to pay the Fixed Penalty Notice for the Dog Control Orders?

Q: What land can dog control orders be applied to?

Q: What were the Dog Control Orders made on 7 December 2011?

Q: When should I put my dog on a lead?

Q: Where can I find information regarding the public consultation on the implementation of dog control orders in Wyre?

Q: Where must my dog be on a lead at all times?

Q: Which Dog Control Orders do not have any exemptions?

Q: Who will enforce the Dog Control Orders?

Q: Who will enforce the Dog Control Orders?

Q: Will my dogs be banned from parks?