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Dog control


​Find out more about lost, nuisance or agressive dogs, dog fouling and general dog welfare.

If you would like to re-home a stray dog please visit our rehoming and 'dog of the week' pages.​

Dog of the week

We often have dogs looking for a new home. Please take a look and see if we have one for you.

Dog wardens

Our dog wardens are responsible for a number of dog-related services.

Lost and found dogs

The dog wardens have a duty to seize any dog found straying i.e. unaccompanied in a public place or ...

Rehoming a dog

If you are interested in rehoming a dog please contact us or register your interest on-line.

Report a lost, found or stray dog

If you lose a dog please report it to us as soon as possible so that our dog wardens can trace you w ...

Report a problem with a dog

Our dog wardens will investigate all complaints of nuisance caused by dogs including noise and smell ...

Request advice from a dog warden

Our dog wardens also provide talks to local schools and other community groups on responsible dog ow ...

Request to rehome a dog

We look for new homes for unclaimed dogs or for dogs whose owners can no longer look after them. In ...

Contact us



01454 868000

Department for Environment and Community Services
PO Box 299
Civic Centre,
High Street
BS15 0DR

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