Public rights of way
Animals on a public right of way
Highways ROSS - August 2008
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What do I do about an aggressive dog, which is preventing use of a path?
Can bulls be kept in a field with a public right of way through?
If you wish to report an aggressive dog please complete the service
request form with all the relevant details. The problem may be forwarded
to our dog
Yes, if the bull is under 10 months old. Bulls not of a recognised dairy breed and
with cows can legally be kept in a field with a public right of way through it.
There is a dangerous horse, or other animal in the field with a public right of way through it - can something be done?
A prosecution can be brought against a farmer when they knowingly place a
dangerous animal in a field with a public right of way. Please report
any incidents to us by completing the service