Northern Beaches Council LGA Tops Dog Attack Statistics Again: 3rd Quarter 2019/2020 data
The NSW Office of Local Government has recently released the statistics for the Number of dog attack incidents reported by all councils from 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020, showing that yet again the NBC area has the 2nd highest number of dog attacks with 58 official reported incidents, although the numbers recorded by the NSWOLG actually put the NBC LGA in 1st place with 70 attacks.
Male Superb Fairy Wren at colony at Careel Bay Playing Fields in 2012 - no longer present.
Tips To Keep Dogs And Your Community Safe
- Make sure they have a suitable yard and that they are providing plenty of stimulation and attention
- Provide adequate exercise by taking dogs on regular walks
- Alleviate boredom by providing toys
- Reinforce fences where dogs may be getting out
''Thinking your dog isn’t capable of hurting someone or something isn’t an excuse. Council takes dog attacks very seriously and will prosecute and fine if people aren’t doing the right thing.''- MITCHELL SHIRE MAYOR COUNCILLOR DAVID LOWE