Dogs, & people in wellies, in winter sea on a bright day at Sandbanks Beach West all year round dog-friendly beach.

Dorset Council is carrying out a 12-week public consultation on rules about dogs in public spaces. This will help inform the development of the new Dorset-wide Dog-related Public Spaces Protection Order.

The consultation is a chance for people – residents, business owners, organisations and visitors – to have their say on where and when they think there should be restrictions on dogs in public places, including beaches. It also covers topics such as fouling and lead length.

Follow this link to give your views: Consultation on dogs in public spaces in Dorset

The consultation closes on 19 April 2020