Dog control and animal welfare
Our dog licensing office at Cecil Ward Building is closed to the public and staff. You can apply online for a dog licence.
Apply for a single or block dog licence, or renewal.
Report a lost, stray or stolen dog and get advice on stopping your dog straying.
Report dog fouling and find out about our dog fouling campaigns.
We want to offer a warm welcome to you and your dog and provide you with information about dog friendly facilities and businesses throughout the city.
Support the Green Dog Walkers scheme by signing a pledge to clean up after your pets, and support other dog walkers by carrying extra dog bags if they need them.
Find out how microchipping works, how much it costs and where you can get it done.
Report animal welfare issues to our animal welfare unit.
Find out the maximum number of dogs you can walk at the one time.
Learn about the specific requirements for greyhounds, whippet and lurcher type dogs.
Advice to follow when buying a puppy.
Our free pest control service can help you get rid of rats, mice, fleas, flies and cockroaches.