A barking dog in the neighbourhood can be a source of real frustration and a potential for dispute. It may be your neighbour is unaware of the problem.
Before taking any action, take a look at our Barking Solutions® pack which lays out a clear process to aid resolution of a barking dog problem.
This pack contains information to assist you and your neighbour to resolve a nuisance barking dog matter. This document is available to download as a PDF file. (A programme such as Adobe Reader is required to view and print the document)
The following is contained in the information pack:
- Barking Diary – A diary for complainants which will help to log details of the dates and times of the nuisance barking
- Information to dog owners – Details for owners who may have a barking dog. Steps to take and points to remember.
- Letter to Dog Owner – A letter that can be sent to the owner of a barking dog, highlighting them to the fact that their dog is causing a nuisance when barking.
- Letter to Council – A letter which can be completed and sent with the Barking Diary to request further help form the Council.
- Barking Prevention Tips – Handy facts and tips which may help to stop the barking.
Please consult your local trainer if you own a dog that is causing nuisance barking.
To request information or to book a lesson with your local trainer, please click here.
You can also get in touch with your local trainer by calling 0800 167 710