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Animal welfare

Last Modified May 14, 2019

We are concerned with many aspects of animal welfare, including:

  • the control of stray dogs under the Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • noise control under the EPA 1990 (barking dogs and other animal noise)
  • Dogs Act 1871Licensing---Kennels
  • Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
  • Dog Control Orders for dogs fouling
  • Animal Boarding Establishment Act 1963
  • Pet Animals Act 1951
  • Riding Establishments Act 1964 and 1970
  • Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999
  • Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976
  • The Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925
  • Prot

    Cruelty to animals

    ection of Animals Act 1911


If you suspect an animal is being subjected to any form of cruelty contact the Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)  or call the National Cruelty Helpline 0870 5555 999.

If you would like to know more, call our Animal Warden or email environmental.health@hertsmere.gov.uk

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