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Dog warden service in West Dorset

West Dorset District Council

The West Dorset Dog Warden gives advice, educates and may take formal action, including the service of fixed penalty notices and prosecution in appropriate cases. Dog fouling, stray and lost dogs can be reported in West Dorset online.

Contact the Dog Warden

Report a lost or stray dog

Dog fouling

Report it

You can also contact us about:

  • unreasonable and excessive levels of dog noise
  • attacks from dogs on other animals
  • breach of Dog Control Orders

Where and how to walk your dog

From 16 October 2017 the West Dorset Dog Related Public Space Protection Order (pdf, 666kb) (opens in a new window)comes into force. This was drawn-up following a public consultation (thank you to more than 1,000 people who gave their views).

Mistreatment or neglect of dogs

The Dog Warden is not responsible for the investigation of mistreatment or neglect of dogs. If you are concerned about the treatment of a dog you should contact the RSPCA (opens in a new window)on 0300 1234 999.

Further advice

The Dog Warden is happy to speak to members of the public on all dog related issues, if you have any queries please contact the Dog Warden on 01305 251010.

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