Report dog related incidents
It is against the law for a dog to be dangerously out of control, whether in public or private.
Call 999 if a dog is:
- dangerously out of control
- attacking a person
- attacking an assistance dog
- on a main road or motorway
How do I report…
an attack by a dog on an assistance dog
an attack on a dog by another dog
The police will not deal with an attack by a dog on another dog.
a dog on a main road or motorway
a dog that has been hit by a vehicle
If a dog has been hit by a car and the driver has exchanged details with the dog owner, you do not need to call the police.
If details are not exchanged, call 101.
a stray, lost or found dog
a barking dog
a dangerous dog breed
It is illegal to keep any of the following dog breeds:
- Pit Bull Terrier
- Japanese Tosa
- Fila Brasileiro
- Dogo Argentino
If you own or suspect someone else owns a dog of any of the above breeds, call 101.