Dog control activity report

Nelson City Council Dog Control Activity Reports

(Pursuant to the Dog Control Act 1996, S.10A)

Section 10A(2) Ref Requirement 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18

(a)

Number of registered dogs

5362

5507

5649

5770

5869

(b)

Number of probationary owners

Number of disqualified owners

1

1

1

3

0

2

0

2

2

2

(c)

Number of dogs classified as dangerous under s.31(1)(b)

17

12

12

12

14

(d)

Number of dogs classified as menacing under s.33A(1)(b)(i)

Number of dogs classified as menacing under  s.33(C)(1)

20

51

27

55

27

40

33

39

30

35

(e)

Number of infringement notices

251

290

276

272

270

(f)

Number of complaints and nature of complaints:

 

 

 

 

   

Dog attack human

24

31

26

34

22

Dog attack animal

69

68

58

52

66

Dog aggression

86

106

73

88

60

Barking

596

599

593

525

557

Fouling

10

19

10

14

19

Wandering

487

513

477

673

568

Unregistered

38

32

47

75

79

Welfare

28

21

17

24

25

In restricted area

7

8

4

8

8

Not on lead

7

7

8

27

12

Not under control

41

44

31

47

35

Impounded

464

395

368

353

281

Total

1855

1843

1712

1920

1732

 

 

 

 

   

(g)

Number of prosecutions

2

1

1

1

2