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Barking Dog Notification

Steps

  1. 1. ANIMAL CONTROL BARKING DOG PROCEDURES
  2. 2. BARKING DOG NOTIFICATION REPORT
  3. 3. BARKING DOG INFORMATION
  4. 4. DISCLAIMER & SIGNATURE
  • ANIMAL CONTROL BARKING DOG PROCEDURES

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    2. Please read the Animal Control Barking Dog Procedures before completing the Barking Dog Notification Report.

    3. STEP 1

      An individual dealing with a barking dog problem must first fill out the Barking Dog Notification Report, which must be returned to the Prescott Valley Department – Animal Control within one week. Failure to complete the form within the required period will result in the Barking Complaint Report being canceled/closed.

    4. By signing the Barking Dog Notification Report, you are stating that during the date(s) and time(s) indicated, the noise of this particular dog(s) exceeded five minutes of barking, was loud, annoying and disturbed you personally. Based on the information provided, Prescott Valley Animal Control will determine if action will be taken. If legal action is taken, a trial will be set at the Town of Prescott Valley Municipal Court. You will be subpoenaed and required to testify in court based on your verification of the evidence contained within this Barking Dog Notification Report and the Nuisance Dog Complaint log.

    5. It is a misdemeanor to make a false report to a peace officer, A.R.S 13-2907.01

    6. STEP 2

      Animal Control Officer will issue the owner of the barking dog a written and/or verbal warning.

    7. STEP 3

      If barking has continued, the complainant would inform Animal Control of the continued problem via the Prescott Valley Police Department – Animal Nuisance Hotline: (928) 772-5154.

    8. STEP 4

      Animal Control Officer will issue a second warning to the owner.

    9. STEP 5

      If barking has not been resolved the complainant would inform Animal Control. Animal Control will provide the complainant a Petition for Nuisance Dog Complaint log. The log can be provided by mail or can pick up at the Prescott Valley Police Department. The log must be completed with in 30 days and return the log to the Prescott Valley Police Department – Animal Control. Failure to complete the log within the required period will result in the Nuisance Dog Complaint log being canceled/closed.

    10. STEP 6

      After Animal Control reviews the Nuisance Dog Complaint log the dog owner may be cited for Disturbing the Peace.

    11. Contact Numbers

      Animal Control Phone: (928)772-5190 | Animal Nuisance Hotline: (928) 772-5154