07/09/2023: RSPCA Platinum PawPrints Award presented to council dog warden service

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Breckland Council is delighted to announce that its dog warden service has been presented with the prestigious Platinum PawPrints Award from the RSPCA.

This national recognition, the only Platinum award presented to a Norfolk council, highlights the district council's continuous dedication to the welfare of animals and its commitment to creating a compassionate and responsible community for pet owners. 'Breckland Council's Dog Warden Service has been a trailblazer in championing animal welfare initiatives, working tirelessly to ensure the safety and well-being of pets and stray animals in the region. Their efforts have included online educational campaigns and proactive stray dog management,

Cllr Helen Crane, Executive Member for Licensing at Breckland Council commented: "This national recognition from the RSPCA sets Breckland Council apart as the only council in Norfolk to receive this accolade, underscoring its unwavering commitment to animal welfare and pet owners within the community. We are deeply committed to animal welfare, and this recognition inspires us to continue our efforts to support pet owners and protect the well-being of animals in Breckland."

Lee Gingell, the RSPCA's Public Affairs Manager for Local Government, expressed the organization's pride in recognizing Breckland Council's exceptional efforts. "We're proud to recognize the council as part of the awards for implementing and promoting schemes and policies that protect and promote animal welfare and support pet owners. Too often, the dedication, commitment, and inspirational work goes unsung and doesn't get the credit it deserves."

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