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Dead Animal Removal

We can arrange for the removal of larger dead animals from all public areas and highways. This service is also available for dead animals on private land for a fee of £35, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page to report.

All dogs and cats which are collected are checked for identification, including microchips. Where details of an owner are found, they will be contacted.

We ensure that the collection and disposal of a dead animal are in a respectful manner.

How to report a dead animal

You can report a larger dead animal that is obstructive to the highway using our online form:

If the dead animal is on private land and you wish to pay for its removal, please contact us using the Contact the Council webpage.

Last updated 6 January 2020
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