DUG Tag: Edinburgh Council

Dugs n’ Environmental Health

There are no EU or UK regulations which prohibit the presence of dogs in establishments which serve food such as pubs, restaurants, takeaways and cafes. The only restriction is that dogs must be prevented from entering areas where food is being prepared or stored (i.e. the kitchen or other food preparation area). In Scotland, this is implemented via the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006 which also does not prohibit dogs from entering businesses serving or selling food products. The responsibility for ensuring food safety essentially comes down to the individual business themselves and therefore the decision of whether to allow
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Edinburgh Dog Walkers

Code of Conduct for Professional Dog Walkers (from Edinburgh Council Website).

Professional dog walkers using the City of Edinburgh
Council’s Public Parks and Greenspace agree to:

1. Clean up after the dogs in their charge, in line with the Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act 2003.

2. Keep dogs under proper control, in line with the Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010 and Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953.

3. Minimise the impact that exercising multiple dogs could have on other park users. Quiet parks, or quiet areas within parks, should be used over busy parks and spaces near children’s play areas.
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