Report a dog problem



We can take action against the owners of dangerous dogs or those who disregard Waltham Forest’s Dog Control Orders.

Reporting dangerous dogs

If you need to report a dangerous dog please use our online form

If a crime involving a dangerous dog is taking place, or if someone is in immediate danger from a dangerous dog, call 999.

If your report is not urgent you can complete the online form to report a dangerous dog incident.

What we do Click to get info

  • Investigate
  • Take action where appropriate which may include prosecution

Stray dogs Click to get info

For more information about stray and lost dogs visit our stray dogs page.

If you don't have access to a computer, you can visit a Library Plus branch where you can use a self-service pc to log your request/report.  Staff are available to support you if you need it.​​​​​​​