Dog Warden

About the service

Bassetlaw District Council has a dedicated Dog Warden who regularly patrols the district picking up reported stray dogs.

The warden works alongside Nottinghamshire Police and the RSPCA to promote responsible dog ownership.

Other dog warden roles include working to reduce the amount of dog fouling across Bassetlaw by working with local residents, parish councils and schools. They also place dog fouling signs, arranges leaflet drops in areas and can carry out surveillance.

Finding a dog a new home

If for any reason, you cannot keep you dog due to unforeseen circumstances, please contact the following animal shelters.

Dangerous dogs

Under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 the Police have primary responsibility to investigate a dangerous dog incident. The Council may be called upon by the Police to assist following this. Any issues with dangerous dogs should be directed to Nottinghamshire Police - Telephone: 101.

Last Updated on Tuesday, January 9, 2024