Dog control activity report

Nelson City Council Dog Control Activity Report for 2015-2016

(Pursuant to the Dog Control Act 1996, S.10A)

Section 10A(2) Ref Requirement 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16

(a)

Number of registered dogs

5362

5507

5649

(b)

Number of probationary owners

Number of disqualified owners

1

1

1

3

0

2

(c)

Number of dogs classified as dangerous under s.31(1)(b)

17

12

12

(d)

Number of dogs classified as menacing under s.33A(1)(b)(i)

Number of dogs classified as menacing under  s.33(C)(1)

20

51

27

55

27

40

(e)

Number of infringement notices

251

290

276

(f)

Number of complaints and nature of complaints:

 

 

 

 

Dog attack human

24

31

26

Dog attack animal

69

68

58

Dog aggression

86

106

73

Barking

596

599

593

Fouling

10

19

10

Wandering

487

513

477

Unregistered

38

32

47

Welfare

28

21

17

In restricted area

7

8

4

Not on lead

7

7

8

Not under control

41

44

31

Impounded

464

395

368

Total

1855

1843

1712

 

 

 

 

(g)

Number of prosecutions

2

1

1