We're planning to work with the Dogs Trust to organise more roadshows for responsible dog owners in our district. These events encourage dog owners to pick up after their pets and offer free dog health check including nail clipping, free poo bags, free on the spot microchipping and a free check your chip service.
Dogs Trust will also have information about:
- The change in the law regarding compulsory microchipping
- The legal requirement of keeping the microchip owner information up to date
- The legal requirement for collar and tag
- The legal requirement to pick up after your dog
- The importance of proper training/socialisation to prevent anti-social behaviour
- How to be safe around dogs
They will also provide health and wellbeing advice including promoting the importance of:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Recognising signs of ill health
- Registering with a vet
- Regular flea/worm treatment
- Annual vaccinations
- Regular dental checks
We'll let you know more about these events when the details are confirmed.