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You can report cases of dog fouling report to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Dogs continually barking
Cases of dogs continuously barking will be investigated by our environmental health service.
Report any incidents by emailing email@example.com
Please note that the noise caused by dogs continuously barking should be prolonged and happening at unreasonable times, such as in the middle of the night.
Stray, lost, or found dogs
You can report stray, lost, or found dogs to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about stray, lost or found dogs, visit https://newforest.gov.uk/article/1020/Stray-lost-and-found-dogs
Dogs attacking other dogs
You can report an offence to the police by calling 101.
Under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, an owner, or a person in charge of a dog, commits an offence if the dog causes reasonable apprehension that any person will be injured, regardless of whether they have been injured.
Dogs attacking people
You can report any dog attacks to the police by calling 101.
Dogs attacking livestock
Report cases of dogs attacking livestock to the police by calling 101.
Dogs obstructing traffic
Report cases of dogs obstructing traffic to the police by calling 101.
If requested by the police, we may assist the police with catching, handling, and transporting the dog. If the owner cannot be traced, we will seize the dog as a stray.
The police will provide road traffic control and ensure the safety of those nearby.
Prohibited breeds, such as dogs bred for fighting, can be reported to the police by calling 101.
Prohibited breeds are classified in Section 1 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.