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?

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?

Answer:

 

i) The following persons are exempt from being required to remove their dog faeces from the land forthwith (in the context of The Fouling of Land by Dogs (Wyre Council) Order 2011):

- a person who is registered as a blind person
- a person who has a disability and relies on a dog trained from the following prescribed charities i.e. from the "Dogs for the Disabled", "Support Dogs" or "Canine Partners for Independence".

ii) the following are exempt from The Dogs Exclusion (Wyre Council) Order 2011, i.e. they are able to take their dogs into the dog exclusion zones:

- a person who is registered as a blind person
- a person who has a disability and relies on a dog trained by the following prescribed charities i.e. from either "Dogs for the Disabled", "Support Dogs" or "Canine Partners for Independence".
- a person who is deaf and relies on a dog trained by the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

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?