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Animal welfare and dog wardens team

Pages in Animal welfare and dog wardens team

  1. Animal welfare and dog wardens team
  2. Cruelty to animals
  3. Animal nuisance
  1. Neutering
  2. Dogs and fireworks
  3. Public Space Protection Order (Dog Control)

Coventry's Animal Welfare and Dog Warden team controls stray dogs and provides many other services to help animal welfare. We have a range of responsibilities, including:

  • Controlling stray dogs, under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
  • Advice on dangerous or aggressive dogs, as defined by the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and Dogs Act 1871.
  • Issuing fixed penalty notices for dog fouling, as specified by Anti - Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014.
  • Putting up 'No Dog Fouling' notices and ground stencils.
  • Investigating dog fouling in private gardens that is causing a nuisance by smell or flies under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
  • Microchipping dogs to provide a better way of identifying them.
  • The issuing of animal related licenses for pet shops, zoos, boarding, breeding and riding establishments, and for dangerous, wild and performing animals.

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