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

Mr T. Tennant made this Freedom of Information request to Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway 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

Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway 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 T. Tennant

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Please find below the Council's response to your request 325134 which was received on 26/03/2018.

Details of request: 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.

Response:

For the year 2017

a) The number of investigations carried out into possible 'out of control' dogs - Fifty-four.

b) The number of warnings issued for 'out of control' dogs and please break this figure down by breed - Information not held.

c) The number of dog control notices issued for 'out of control' dogs and please break this figure down by breed - Please see the following table:-

Breed Number of dog control notices issued in 2017

German Shepherd 3
Lurcher 1
Pointer 1
Rottweiler/Lurcher Cross 1
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 2

Total 8

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