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Report a stray dog

If you have found a stray dog, and believe it to be safe, you can report it or take it to our nominated veterinary surgery.

If you find a stray dog you can: 

  • secure the dog then contact contact City Direct during normal working hours. A dog warden will be sent to collect the dog

If you find a stray dog between 4pm and 8am, Monday to Friday and at any time on a weekend and bank holidays you can:

What to do if you have lost your dog?

We will add reports of lost dogs to our lost dog register and contact you if and when we believe we have found your dog.

Where do stray dogs get taken?

If a stray dog has an identity tag then we will attempt to get in touch with the owner prior to taking the animal into care.

All the dogs collected by the Animal Welfare Officer from the council are presently taken to the following kennels:

Sunnyside Kennels
Dark Lane
WV10 7PN

Anyone wishing to re-claim a stray dog from the kennels at Sunnyside will be required to pay £38 plus the daily kennelling fee of £12 per day.

The following rescue centre may also accept strays from the public:

  • Telephone: 01922 627013

Rosedene Rescue Centre
Radley Road