TWO people have appeared in court over charges relating to a pet dog.

Wendy Roberts, 56, and Anthony Kenneth Roberts, 57, both of Beulah, Newcastle Emlyn must carry out a string of orders relating to their pet Shar Pei dog Alfie otherwise the dog would be destroyed.

Dyfed-Powys Police had applied for an application for the contingent destruction order/control order for the brown Shar Pei and Aberystwyth Justice Centre heard the case on July 14.

The court ordered the pair had to ensure Alfie is kept under ‘proper control’ and fitted with a muzzle at all times when in public, when in a vehicle and at home when there are others present and at any property when there are others present to prevent him from biting.


Alfie must also be securely held on a lead at all times which should be attached to a collar and not a harness in public by a person aged 16 or over.

The pair must also get the dog microchipped and third party insurance for life within 28 days of the order being made.

The dog is also banned from entering any farmland or land not owned by the Roberts’ including two areas where incidents had occurred in the Beulah area.

There must be a secure pen or run in the garden to contain Alfie the dog, with fencing of sufficient height to avoid escape and this must be properly maintained.

If these conditions are not met, the dog will be put down.

Mr Roberts is ordered to pay £226 costs to Dyfed Powys Police.