If you find a stray dog

Contact lost and found

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

Contact the Dog Warden Service

  • Dog Warden Service
  • Email
  • Phone 01484 414739
  • Address GreenSpace Action Team, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG