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Dangerous /seized dogs (1721_15 )


The total amount of dangerous/ seized dogs from 01/04/2009 to 31/03/2014, With a breakdown of this figure further to provide a total by each financial year 2009 /10  2010 /11  2011 /12  2012 /13  2013 /14 .


Please find enclosed our response. It is important to note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing numbers of crimes can be misleading every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

Total amount of seized dangerous dogs from 01/04/2009 – 31/03/2014 = 1580

A breakdown below of the amount of dogs seized / dangerous dogs


Year Total
2009 / 2010 217
2010 / 2011 295
2011/2012 287
2012 /2013 353
2013 / 2014 428

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.