Dog and animal fouling

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If you are in charge of a dog you have legal responsibility to immediately clear up after it. Dog waste can cause serious illness, and is unpleasant & unsightly.

You can dispose of dog waste in:

  • a dog waste bin
  • a litter bin
  • your black wheeled bin

Read our dog fouling leaflet on how to report offenders who don't pick up after their dog.

Report dog fouling

Other animal fouling

We do not deal with other animal fouling such as from cats, foxes or horses, as there is no legislation available to take enforcement action in those cases.


We work with parish councils, the Police and Community Wardens to run responsible dog ownership campaigns in dog fouling hotspots.

There has been over 80% decrease in dog fouling in some areas we targeted since starting these campaigns.

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