If there is a problem with dog fouling in your area or you see someone failing to clean up their dog’s mess, please contact us, giving as much information as possible, such as:
- Date and Time
- Description of the dog
- Dog owner and if possible their address
This information will be passed to the Neighbourhood Wardens to make enquiries and take the necessary action against the offender. All reports are dealt with in confidence.
If a pavement or verge is badly fouled, the problem can be reported to Durham County Council who can arrange for the mess to be cleaned up and/or arrange for an officer to patrol the area in an effort to catch the offenders.
You can report dog fouling on 0300 026 0000 or visit www.durham.gov.uk/dogfouling
Please encourage your family and friends to be responsible, it will help us keep County Durham clean.