Richmondshire District Council

Use this form to report:

  • If you have witnessed dog fouling
  • If you have discovered dog fouling 


Issues not dealt with in this form

What happens next?

We keep the source of information confidential and use the information provided to ensure we have the best chance of catching irresponsible dog owners who don't clear up when their dogs foul.

Dog fouling incidents reported to us will be visited by a council officer within seven days of the report being received.

What you’ll need to provide

  • Your details (optional)
  • Details of the issue
  • Location details for the issue


If you have witnessed the incident, details which would help us include:

  • Description of the dog
  • Description or details of the person or people walking the dog
  • An approximate time the dog fouling incident occurred
  • Vehicle registration number of the dog owner 

Your privacy

The information you provide on this application form will be used to facilitate your Dog fouling report. The information will only be disclosed to individuals in the Council who require it to complete your request. Please be aware that your information may be passed to the Council’s Counter Fraud Service and/or the Police if we suspect any fraudulent activity. For more information about how we use your personal data please see the Council’s Privacy Notice on its website.