Dog Licensing

Department/Agency

Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Key information

General and individual dog licences issued by each local authority. Number of dogs on hand in each local authority at the beginning and end of year. Number of dogs in each local authority seized, surrendered/collected, re-homed/reclaimed, put to sleep and died by natural causes during the reference year. Fines issued, paid, prosecutions taken, convictions and average fine by local authority for breaches of dog licensing provisions. Number of dog wardens employed by local authority and employment type. Number of shelters/pounds and collection points operated in each local authority.

Source

Local authority returns to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Scope

All dog licences issued by local authorities and all shelters/pounds operated by, or in association with, local authorities.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calender year

Start date

2002

Timeliness

Four months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Local authority
    The 34 administrative counties.

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Environment

Page Created

2010-09-03

Page Modified

2017-09-20

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