It has been brought to our attention that there have been a number of incidents recently involving dogs being out of control on the Green and attacking other dogs. If you are unable to control your dog, especially in a public place, then keep it on a lead.
It is against the law to let a dog be dangerously out of control anywhere, such as:
* in a public place
* in a private place, eg a neighbour’s house or garden
* in the owner’s home
The law applies to all dogs.
Your dog is considered dangerously out of control if it:
* injures someone
* makes someone worried that it might injure them
A court could also decide that your dog is dangerously out of control if either of the following apply:
* it attacks someone’s animal
* the owner of an animal thinks they could be injured if they tried to stop your dog attacking their animal.