188.2 Guard dogs

188.2 Guard dogs

The keeping and use of guard dogs is regulated. Whilst on a premises, a guard dog must either be secured so that it cannot go freely about the premises, or be under the control of a handler1. It is not sufficient for the dog to be secured to a chain if the chain is so long as to allow the dog to reach all areas of the premises. A landowner must also ensure a warning notice is clearly exhibited at each entrance to the premises2. A person who contravenes the above requirements of