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

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Dear Argyll and Bute 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

Administrator, Argyll and Bute Council

Dear Thomas Tennant

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

Thank you for your information request which we have logged as reference
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FOI Officer

Sinclair, David (Risk Management Assistant), Argyll and Bute Council

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Dear Mr Tennant,

 

Request for information: “Out of Control” Dogs

Reference: argyllbuteir: 8343

 

I refer to your request for information which was dealt with in terms of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

 

Please see below information in fulfilment of your request.

 

a)      The number of investigations carried out into possible “out of
control” dogs. 77.

 

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

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Breed |Number of Warnings |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Jack Russell |6 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Mongrel/Cross Breed |7 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Staffordshire Bull Terrier |17 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Bull Mastiff |2 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Rottweiler |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Labrador |3 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Skye Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Sharpei |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Lakeland Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Collie |3 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Wheaten Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Cane Corso |1 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

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

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Breed |Number of Warnings |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Labrador |3 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Mongrel/Cross Breed |9 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Patterdale Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Staffordshire Bull Terrier |7 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Rottweiler |2 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Jack Russell Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|German Shepherd |2 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Samoyed |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Kerry Blue Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Lakeland Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Japanese Akita |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Collie |3 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Wheaten Terrier |1 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------|
|Cane Corso |1 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

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