If you find a stray dog
If you would like to keep the dog
You must still Contact lost and found.
You must keep it for at least one month before it legally becomes your property. If the owner is found then they have a legal right to the dog back.
You will receive a notice confirming it is your property.
If a dog is roaming
If you know the owner and you are willing to give a statement, Contact the Dog Warden Service.
If you have lost your dog
Contact lost and found, explain the circumstances of where and when you last saw your dog, and give as detailed a description of it as possible.
These details are checked with the found and seized dog register. If your dog has been picked up, you will be told which boarding kennel it has been taken to, and the likely costs of reclaiming your dog.
Details of your dog will be kept on record in case it is picked up after your call.
Contact lost and found
- Phone 01484 502216 between 6am and 10pm
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Dog Warden Service
- Dog Warden Service
- Email email@example.com
- Phone 01484 414739
- Address StreetScene Action Team, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG