Dog control

Dog walkers should always clean up their dogs mess. When walking your dog, always carry a plastic bag. Put the wrapped waste in a dog waste bin, a litter bin or your home waste bin. Let us know if you see someone who doesn't clear up their dog's mess.

Report dog fouling

Dog control orders

Dog control orders are in place to enforce responsible dog ownership. The order specifies four offences:

  • Failing to remove dog dirt
  • Not keeping a dog on a lead where this is required
  • Not keeping a dog on a lead when ordered to do so by an authorised officer
  • Allowing a dog to enter land which they are excluded from

Areas where your dog must kept on a lead

Download Houndiscombe Park [PDF, 280KB]

Download Moor View Park [PDF, 247KB]

Download Pounds House [PDF, 79KB]

Download Stoke Damerel Park [PDF, 512KB]

Download Thorn Park [PDF, 569KB]

Download West Hoe Park [PDF, 69KB]