Dog wardens stamp down on offending pet
owners in Burnham area
wardens are stamping down on pet owners who allow their animals
to foul streets and community areas in the Burnham-On-Sea area.
have just prosecuted a resident for failing to pick up after his
pet at the Recreation Ground in Berrow - leaving the
owner with a bill of £110, which includes £50 for
the fine and £60 for the court fines.
maximum penalty is £1000 for persistent offenders.
sight of dog's mess in Sedgemoor's parks, beaches and open spaces
is offensive to many residents and visitors who look forward to
walks in the park, on the beach or in the great outdoors,"
said a council spokesman.
is why the Council takes fouling very seriously and will prosecute
when there is sufficient evidence."
added: "Councillors and staff at Sedgemoor District Council
get many, many complaints about dog fouling across the district."
District Council Dog Warden service