Dog mess complaints at graveyard

A dog-free zone in Welshpool might be extended to include a cemetery following the animals have been fouling on graves.

have been banned from some public areas in the Powys town since March after owners were accused of failing to clean up after their pets.

Welshpool Town Council is now planning to ask cemetery owners if the zone could include the graves.

Powys council urged to clean up after their pets.

Welshpool town clerk Robert Robinson said the dog ban had worked in the town but officials were now considering further action following “constant complaints” about the graveyard.


“Dog controls in several areas in the town have seen conditions improve but the graveyard is not our land,” added Mr Robinson.

“We have a dog committee and it is considering approaching Powys council to see if our control can be extended to include the graveyard. We will monitor the situation and if things don't improve then the committee will make a decision.

“Dogs are allowed in the graveyard and we have received complaints that they are fouling on people's graves and we've even had cases where people have been tending a loved one's grave only for their dog to mess on a nearby grave.”

Powys council asked people to report incidents of dog fouling and warned that action would be taken against those flouting the law.

The town council imposed its dog ban in March following persistent warnings, campaigns and CCTV to target

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    • alicia sim
    • October 13, 2013

    1:14 the dog: “OI! i said shut him upppppppppppp” the baby:” wawawawawawawawa” lol at least thats what it sounded like to me..

    • Ano maly
    • October 13, 2013

    At first I thought the video name was “Dog Intimidates baby.” I was relieved to find out it that it actually said “Dog imitates baby.” But then I became worried that I am the type of person that would click on a video named “Dog Intimidates baby.”

    • Fat Cat
    • October 13, 2013


    • silverback425
    • October 13, 2013

    That’s what it sounds like when i hear couples argue.

    • Zamolxes77
    • October 13, 2013

    You have your work cut out for you, teach both your dog and son to talk 🙂

    • fatsweeps
    • October 13, 2013

    great video love it 😀

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    • Pivitrix
    • October 13, 2013

    what is your point .. so can you, hell you can slice someone up with a knife or shoot them with a gun, but do you do it just because you can? fucking piece of shit.

    • john bobson
    • October 13, 2013


    • caprica smith
    • October 13, 2013

    what type of dog is that? Looks like a wolf

    • Suzumiya Haruhi
    • October 13, 2013

    Siberian Husky and I heard it was more of a wolf somewhere.

    • Sarge Rho
    • October 13, 2013

    Huskies are as far as I know, one of the breeds closest to the Gray Wolf.

    • Herp Derp
    • October 13, 2013

    The dog’s like “Step aside child, let a pro show you how its done” xD

    • Bobcat98
    • October 13, 2013

    I think the dog might be showing off for the camera. Or maybe it is just trying to tell the baby to SHUT UP!!!! 😛 :)

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