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FOI 12651

Dog Fouling

Request


Working alongside local authorities, every year Dogs Trust launch a Big Scoop initiative aimed at educating the public about responsible dog ownership and the importance of picking up their dog’s poo. We are planning this year’s initiative and are requesting relevant data from local authorities to help inform our plans. We would be grateful if you could return the answers to thebigscoop@dogstrust.org.uk. The information from individual local authorities will not be publicly shared.


Please provide me with the following information:

1.
How many fixed penalty fines did you issue for dog fouling in 2014?
2.
How many complaints did you receive about dog fouling in 2014?
3.
How many fixed penalty fines did you issue by month during 2015 for dog fouling?
4.
How many complaints did you receive about dog fouling by month during 2015?
5.
Who deals with the dog fouling complaints within your local authority i.e. cleansing team, dog warden or enforcement officers?
6.
What are you currently doing to tackle the issues around dog fouling?

Response

1.
How many fixed penalty fines did you issue for dog fouling in 2014? - NIL
2.
How many complaints did you receive about dog fouling in 2014? - 52
3.
How many fixed penalty fines did you issue by month during 2015 for dog fouling? =- NIL
4.
How many complaints did you receive about dog fouling by month during 2015? - 49
5.
Who deals with the dog fouling complaints within your local authority i.e. cleansing team, dog warden or enforcement officers? DOG WARDEN AND STREET CLEANSING DEPARTMENT
6.
What are you currently doing to tackle the issues around dog fouling? – SIGNS, PATROLS, SPEAKING TO THE PUBLIC