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County Hall
NE61 2EF
Tel: 0845 600 6400
Fax: 01670 620 223
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday
Call us: 8am - 7pm
Visit us: 9am - 5pm

Dog warden service

Dog warden service provision

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Animal Welfare Service (incorporating dog control)

Local authorities have a duty placed upon them for dog control in relation to stray dogs and dogs fouling public land. Other discretionary services are also carried out by the dog control service:

  • dog registration and lost dog service
  • animal welfare (in conjunction with RSPCA and Police)
  • No Fouling signage
  • micro-chipping 
  • neutering initiatives 
  • educational talks.