Report a dead or injured animal

Dead bird

If you are involved in an accident with any of the animals listed below you must stop and report it to the police 

  • dogs
  • horses
  • cows
  • pigs
  • goats
  • sheep
  • donkeys and mules

You must do this as quickly as you can whether the animal is killed or not.

Any other dead animals found on the road can be reported to the council for collection including

  • wild animals like badgers and foxes
  • deer
  • cats

Report a dead animal

Get in touch about recycling and waste

The quickest way to contact us is by using our online forms which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to speak to us give us a call and talk to our Customer Services team who will be happy to help. Alternatively, you can email the service direct.