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Question: Do you think we could get a punishment for people not clearing up after their dogs?

Asked by molliepop to Gary, James, Paul, Sean on 11 Oct 2010 in Categories: .

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  • Photo: Paul TushinghamPaul Tushingham answered on 11 Oct 2010:

    Yes, there are laws already for people allowing their dogs to foul. We need more officers to enforce fines. Dog mess is a real nuisance and can be dangerous to young children/babies.

    I think some owners are good, but others need to shape up!! Good question.


  • Photo: James CowleyJames Cowley answered on 11 Oct 2010:

    We already do we can fine them, but catching them is very difficult.


  • Photo: Gary WilkesGary Wilkes answered on 11 Oct 2010:

    Yes Mollie, they should..if a dog owner lets their pet foul the street they can be fined upto a max of £500 but i do not hear of may people being fined, so its a bit of a tooth less tigger..
    I leave doggy bags on my gate so people can use them, i have also some plastic bones with doggy bags in..do you want some? I can deliver them to your School so you can hand them out if you do see anyone with a dog in your area.


  • Photo: Sean EllSean Ell answered on 11 Oct 2010:

    There are already punishments, its just poorly enforced by the Council.



  • Photo: molliepopmolliepop commented on 11 Oct 2010:

    Hi Gary I don’t have a dog but I think that isvery kind that you leave out bags. In my area there is quite alot of dog droppings so people need to clear it up!!!!!


  • Photo: GaryGary commented on 12 Oct 2010:

    Hi Molliepop,
    If you let me know what School you attend i will get some Plastic bones with doggie bags in so you can do the same as I..just hand them out to dog owners, they think thry are great…
    But you can report dog mess to the Council 244991 and they will come out and remove it, they are very good at this..