Civic Enforcement do not deal with barking dogs as it is a noise nuisance and is an environmental health issue.
Constant barking and howling is annoying to neighbours and could result in us taking legal action against the dog’s owner for causing a noise nuisance. If a neighbour’s dog barks constantly and your neighbour does nothing to prevent it, please report it to Environmental Health.
If Environmental Health investigate and it is agreed that a statutory nuisance is happening they will serve an abatement notice.
More information is available on the government’s website [external link]