A Yellow Weather Warning for snow and ice is in place for Northern Ireland from Thursday 7 to 18:00 on Saturday 9 December 2017.

Visit our Weather section for more information


Download a Severe Weather Plan here

Dogs and Animal Welfare

Dogs and Animal Welfare

Photograph of dogs at an animal shelter

We take animal welfare very seriously and have adopted a collaborative regional approach to our legislative powers under the Welfare of Animals (NI) Act 2011.

You can also find information on Dog Licencing and relevant Control Orders below.

Animal Welfare

Dog Licensing

Dog Control Information