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Report Dog Fouling

The Council has adopted and enforces the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996, which makes it an offence for anyone in charge of a dog to allow it to foul on any designated land within the Kettering Borough area, without removing the faeces.

Report dog fouling online


  • Fixed Penalty Notices (fines of £100 which must be paid within 14 days, reduced to £80 if paid within 10 days) are issued to people who fail to clean up after a dog in their charge.
  • Persistent offenders are prosecuted through the courts. If found guilty you can receive a fine of up to £1,000.