Annual Report on Dog Control Policy and Practices

ANNUAL REPORT ON DOG CONTROL POLICY AND PRACTISES FOR THE RUAPEHU DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR THE YEAR ENDING 30 JUNE 2016

The following report represents the information required under to Section 10A(2) of the Dog Control Amendment Act 2003 for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

A full copy of the Dog Control Policy and Practices Report can be viewed here.

​Number of dogs​4,999
​Number of registered dogs​3,002
​Number of probationary owners​1
​Number of disqualified owners​14
​Number of dogs classified as Dangerous under Section 31(1)(b) – this period​5
​Total Number of Dogs in district classified as Dangerous under Section 31​7
​Total Number of properties inspected to ensure compliance of effects of Dangerous Dog Classification ​12
​Number of Dogs Classified as Menacing under Section 33(1)(a) (i) – this period​22
​Total Number of Dogs in district classified as Menacing under Section 33​60
​Total number of properties inspected to ensure compliance of effects of Menacing Dog Classification​60
​Number of Infringement notices issued
​For failure to register a dog44​
​For Failure to control29​
​For bylaw offences​4
​For failure to comply with effects of Menacing dog​4
​For failure to comply with effects of Dangerous dog​2
​For willful obstruction of an officer​0
​Number of dogs impounded210​
​Number of dogs returned to owner after being impounded​89
​Number of dogs rehomed after being Impounded​69
​Number of dogs euthanised after being impounded​52
​Total number of dog related complaints767​
​Attacks on a person​21
​Attacks on other animals48​
​Dog rushing, challenging or chasing traffic​44
​Bylaw breach (e.g., dog fouling in public)2​
​Wandering dogs297​
​Barking101​
​Unregistered dogs 45​
​Welfare47​
​Number of prosecutions20​
​Defended hearing on non-registration – found guiltyNil​
​Defended hearing on False statement – found guiltyNil​


 

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