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Lost Dogs


If you have found a stray dog or have an enquiry regarding a lost or found dog then during office hours please call the Dog Warden Service on 023 8028 5000

Alternatively, you can call 023 80 285202 and leave your name and a contact telephone number together with details of the dog on the answer phone and the Dog Warden Service will then contact you on the next working day to make arrangements for collection of the dog and the return of any dogs that have been found.

Also phone and report your dog as missing to NFDOG on 01590 607 378 as well as the microchip company and local vets.

Register with DogLost.

Return to the area where you lost them, most dogs will return to this point. Leave scented clothes and toys here, to encourage them back.

Poster the area.

Check for an ID tag (by law, all dogs should wear one), if they aren't wearing one, please take the dog to your vets to be scanned for a microchip.

If you are unable to do this, please call the dog warden (details above) who will come and collect the dog during office hours.

You must, by law, report found dogs and try to reunite them.