Dog Control Orders Come into Effect
Scoop that poop or you could now face a fine
Dog owners who fail to pick up their pet’s faeces could be landed with an £80 on-the-spot fine as new controls come into effect today (Monday, 19 August).
Dog owners will also be required to put their dog on a lead when asked and the number of dogs that can be walked by any one person at a time is limited to four.
"I want to make it absolutely clear that the vast majority of dog lovers have nothing to fear.
"Only owners of dogs who are acting aggressively or not on a lead on a busy road are likely to be required to put and keep their dog on a lead.”
The Dog Control Orders will fine owners for:
For more information please visit www.hounslow.gov.uk/dog_control_orders.
August 19, 2013