DOG owners in Kendal are being warned to clean up after their dog or face a fine.
Police in Kendal, along with South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) enforcement officers, are carrying out patrols in the town and the surrounding areas in response to ‘numerous reports’ of dog fouling in public places.
Inspector Paul Latham, from the Kendal Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “PCSOs, alongside SLDC, are actively patrolling the area and enforcing Dog Control Orders, and a zero tolerance attitude is being taken towards dog fouling.
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“Penalty notices of £75 are being issued to dog owners who are found to not be cleaning up after their dogs.
“There is no excuse for not cleaning up after your dog – it is an essential part of being a responsible dog owner.”