Pets in the home

Can I keep a pet?

You will need to check your tenancy agreement/lease agreement to identify whether you are permitted to keep a pet in your home eg dogs, cats, reptiles or birds. 

Read our pet owner's guidelines.

Do I need to microchip my dog?

Yes, the law changed in April 2016 and all dogs must be microchipped.

I want to make a report about a neighbour's dangerous or nuisance pet

If you want to report an issue with a dangerous or nuisance dog or other animal then please visit our antisocial behaviour pages to find out more.

Top tips for pet owners

Read our top tips for being a responsible pet owner.