Consultation on dog orders ends Friday

Walking with a dog on a lead

Walking with a dog on a lead - Credit: Getty Images/Polka Dot RF

Orders would mean dog owners have to put their dog on a lead if directed to do so by council officer on Northam Burrows.

A PUBLIC consultation on proposed dog orders for Northam Burrows will end on Friday.

Torridge District Council is proposing a ‘dogs on a lead by direction’ order on the burrows site to run year-round.

This would make it an offence for a person in charge of a dog to fail to comply with a direction to put and keep the dog on a lead when directed to do so by an authorised officer of the council.

Anyone wishing to comment on the consultation by Friday can visit or visit any of the council offices in Bideford, Torrington and Holsworthy.

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Comments will presented to the council before a final decision is voted upon.

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