We try and reunite all found dogs with their owner. This page lists the details of any dogs found within the last seven days that we have been unable to trace their owner. After seven days, dogs not claimed by their owner are re-homed if possible. If no dogs are listed, we are not currently holding any dogs.
If we seize a stray dog fees may be incurred for kennel costs, veterinary charges and possibly a Fixed Penalty Notice depending on the circumstances.
Page to provide information regarding the Council's Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which relates to dog control, including enforcement of dog fouling and seasonal beach ban areas.
If you find a dog in the evening or weekend you can call our out of hours service with the details.
Most dog owners act responsibly, there are just a small minority who create a problem for others. Here are some tips on being a responsible dog owner.