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?

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?

Answer:

£75. This payment should be paid within 14 days of the Fixed Penalty Notice having been issued.  Failure to pay the fine within fourteen days of issue may lead to prosecution and a criminal conviction. The maximum penalty on summary conviction in a magistrates' court will be £1000.

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?