Investigations, warnings and dog control notices actioned during 2017 for out of control dogs

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Dear Highland Council,

For the year 2017 please supply me with -

a) The number of investigations carried out into possible “out of control” dogs.

b) The number of warnings issued for “out of control” dogs and please break this figure down by breed.

c) The number of dog control notices issued for “out of control” dogs and please break this figure down by breed.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Thomas Tennant

Highland Council

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Dog Information
Request Detail:
Dear Highland Council, For the year 2017 please supply me with - a) The
number of investigations carried out into possible ?out of control? dogs.
b) The number of warnings issued for ?out of control? dogs and please
break this figure down by breed. c) The number of dog control notices
issued for ?out of control? dogs and please break this figure down by
breed. Yours faithfully, Mr Thomas Tennant
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Dear Highland Council,

It is now beyond the 20 working days and I have not received a response to my request.
Could you please respond as soon as possible as I need this information for a report I am compiling to send to all MSPs.

Yours faithfully,

Mr T. Tennant

Dear Highland Council,

It is now beyond 20 working days and I have not received a response to my request.
Could you please respond as soon as possible as I need this information for a report I am compiling to send to all MSPs.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Thomas Tennant

Alan Yates, Highland Council

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Dear Mr Tennant

 

I refer to your FOI enquiry below. Please accept my apologies for the
delay in response.  I have checked our database and have provided the
available information below.

 

For the year 2017 please supply me with -

 

a)         The number of investigations carried out into possible “out of
control” dogs.

            We record in 3 categories – breakdown below:

+---------------------------------------+
|D04 |Aggressive Dog | 99|
|------+-------------------+------------|
|D05 |Dog Bite - Person | 27|
|------+-------------------+------------|
|D06 |Dog Bite - Animal | 82|
|------+-------------------+------------|
| |TOT: Dog Control | 208|
+---------------------------------------+

 

b)        The number of warnings issued for “out of control” dogs and
please break this figure down by breed.

            We do not currently record this information on our database.

 

c)         The number of dog control notices issued for “out of control”
dogs and please break this figure down by breed.

            21 served - See table below

our_ref date_received dcn_no breed
118802 23/12/2016 NP/ 121184 Husky
116816 05/01/2017 HCDCN20/01/17NM Akita
Staffordshire bull terrier type
116788 23/01/2017 NE/1125/17 cross
117264 01/02/2017 HCDCN/NE/1360/17 Border Collie
117094 02/02/2017 NE15213/16 American Bull Type
117129 03/02/2017 HCDCN06/02/17NM English Mastiff x Dog De Bordeaux
117287 03/02/2017 HCDCN/NJ/738/17 Collie x Jack Russel
118057 15/02/2017 HCDCN/NE/1360/17 Border Collie
117652 21/02/2017 HCDCN21/02/17/NM Staffiex labrador
117855 28/02/2017 NM1106/17 Staffordshire Bull Terrier
118933 05/04/2017 HCDCN06/04/17/NM border terrier cross jack russell
HCDCN1/NJ1417-17 &
119688 28/04/2017 HCDCN2/NJ1417-17 Two Husky Cross Breeds (siblings)
119603 02/05/2017 119603/DCN/AT collie x lab
121057 19/06/2017 NN14566/17 German Shepherd
121135 20/06/2017 NN15242/17 Wolf Hybrid
121979 16/07/2017 HCDCN/NJ/3991/17 collie
125330 31/07/2017 HCDCN31/07/17AT Dog de Bordeaux
122548 02/08/2017 HCDCN 041214 Border Collie
125324 22/11/2017 NM2412/16 Labrador
125334 22/11/2017 NM2747/17DCN/AT Black German Shepherd
125335 22/11/2017 HCDCN28/11/17AT Northern Inuit

 

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Thanks

 

Alan

Alan Yates

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Dear Highland Council,

 

For the year 2017 please supply me with -

 

a)            The number of investigations carried out into possible “out
of control” dogs.

 

b)            The number of warnings issued for “out of control” dogs and
please break this figure down by breed.

 

c)            The number of dog control notices issued for “out of
control” dogs and please break this figure down by breed.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mr Thomas Tennant

Unless related to the business of The Highland Council, the views or
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buntainn ri gnothachas Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd, 's ann leis an neach
fhèin a chuir air falbh e a tha iad, is chan eil iad an-còmhnaidh a'
riochdachadh beachdan na Comhairle, no buidhnean buntainneach, agus chan
eil am post-d seo na phàirt de chunnradh sam bith mura h-eil sin air
innse.

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Èisteachd * Fosgailte * Luach * Leasachadh * Taic * Com-pàirteachas *
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