dog fouling


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dog fouling

n
(Law) the offence of being in charge of a dog and failing to remove the faeces after it defecates in a public place
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A new public spaces protection order has been approved which will ban dog fouling in all public places in the city owned or maintained by Cardiff council unless it is immediately removed.
A "rolling period" of week-long dog fouling patrols was also being introduced with time spent in each ward area.
Councillor John Preece, portfolio leader for environment, said: "The council takes dog fouling very seriously and will always consider taking action against offenders where reports are received from members of the public who have seen a dog fouling and are able to provide officers with credible evidence of the offence.
CALSIDE PRIMARY Calside Primary School pupils have been working on the anti-social issue of dog fouling in the local community.
However, they have been backlogged with environmental complaints from dog fouling to vehicle issues.
FINES for dog fouling are set to double as council bosses clampdown on irresponsible owners who show a 'lack of respect'.
Highlighting the issue of dog fouling in Handbridge, Lisa, Rhiannon and a team of volunteers will next be taking to the streets on Saturdays, April 6, 13 and 20, spraying dog mess with pink, eco-friendly paint.
ADDITIONAL patrols will crack down on dog fouling in a Gwynedd town which has been described as "among the worst in the county".
And since Kingdom, which enforces offences like dog fouling and littering already, was recently given a three-year extension to its environmental enforcement contract last year, its officers will be tasked with applying the new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).
WASTE collection teams, park staff and street cleaners will help to be the eyes and ears in North West Leicestershire in the battle against dog fouling.
It's yet to be seen if Kirklees Council's environmental enforcers - the private company Kingdom - nailed anyone for dog fouling, but data for the four years earlier, show very few were caught.