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4. Report a lost or stray dog

Use this for to report a lost or stray dog in Exeter.

If you have found a stray dog, we will collect it form your address and keep it in kennels for 7 days.

If you are reporting a lost dog we will try to match your description to reported strays or dogs we have in kennels.


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We'll need to know the following:

  • Are you report in a lost or a stray dog
  • the description of the animal
  • location of where the dog was last seen/lost
  • owner details if known
  • your details (optional)

If we find a dog that is wearing a collar and tag every effort will be made to return the dog to its owner as soon as possible.

All owners of dogs that are found by us will be charged for the service provided.

Any dogs that cannot be identified are kennelled for 7 days. Owners claiming dogs from kennels with be charged for all kennelling costs incurred by us in addition to charges for the service provided. If the dog has not been claimed after 7 days the kennels will rehome the dog.