Can dog owners stop the noise?

PUBLISHED: 12:30 26 October 2006 | UPDATED: 11:06 06 May 2010

What has happened to some dog owners? They seem to let their dogs in their garden and forget about them, leaving them to bark, sometimes incessantly. Two things are apparent – one, they do not care that their dog is barking and, two, they are being bad n

What has happened to some dog owners? They seem to let their dogs in their garden and forget about them, leaving them to bark, sometimes incessantly.

Two things are apparent - one, they do not care that their dog is barking and, two, they are being bad neighbours.

Surely you should be able to phone someone up, yet when you go online you can only send an email. You should be able to phone the police or environmental officers.

Of course when you contact them, you have to say why you are complaining, and how it is affecting you. Well, how about they come out, listen, then go to the house, and sort it out there and then. I love dogs and would be horrified if my dog kept barking. Why can't these people either train their dog, or put a muzzle on it, (I would hope that that would stop it barking.) It is not the dogs fault but the owners.

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