Stray dogs

Unclaimed stray dogs?

Dogs are kept for seven days. If the dog is not claimed in this time, the former owner loses all rights to its return.

Where a dog is not claimed within this seven-day period, it will be assessed and re-homed whenever possible.

Get in touch about environmental health

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