It’s 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

Some types of dogs are banned. . This is a police responsibility to identify and deal with any banned breed. The council do not have any officer eligible to formally identify such dogs.

Offences

Dog dangerously out of control – this can be separated into three parts

  • Dog attacking a human – Contact the Police Phone 101
  • Dog on Dog - Contact Kirklees Council Phone 01484 414739
  • Dog causing fear and apprehension – Contact Kirklees Council Phone 01484 414739