I want to report a dangerous dog?

Report a dog attack on a person

This Police should be notified of an attack on a person by a dog. This is covered by the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.

Report a banned breed of dog

Under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 four breeds of dog are banned in England. These are:

If you think a dog is a banned breed you need to inform the Police. More detail on these breeds can be found on the Directgov website.

Report a dog on dog attack

Civil action can be taken against the owner of a another dog that attacks your dog under the the Dogs Act 1871.

Contact details

Environmental Protection Team
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01327 322323

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