Dogs that bark can present a variety of issues within urban areas like Phoenix. The City Prosecutor’s Office has information and resources for neighbors and other people disturbed, as well as dog owners. We also have different enforcement options and alternatives to help resolve barking dog issues. Please note that mediation is required before requesting a criminal complaint.
What are the resources and information on procedures available regarding barking dogs?
- Information for complainants on how to deal with barking dog issues
- Information for dog owners
- Information on mediation for barking dog issues
- Information on requesting a criminal complaint against a dog owner (Barking Dog Petition and instructions)