What To Do When You Find a Stray Dog
Report a lost or found dog in Knutsford
Cheshire East Council have published information on their website advising what to do when stray dogs are found. Below is a brief synopsis of what to do when you find a stray dog, and who to contact.
Policy for Stray Dogs Found Within the Cheshire East Borough
During Office Hours (9am - 5pm):
Any members of the public that find a stray dog during office hours (9 am – 5 pm) should contact the dog warden on the following contact number:
The dog warden will keep the dog for 7 days until the owner collects them. If the dog is not collected within the 7 days then arrangements will be made to re-home the dog. The dog warden operates a non-destruction policy.
Outside office hours
Any members of the public that find a stray dog outside of office hours and before 9pm should take the stray dog to the following address:
Telephone: 01948 662931 (8am-6pm)
Mobile: 07870 217617 (6pm-8am)
Please note: outside of normal working hours, Knutsford Veterinary Surgery are unable to scan stray animals for microchips or kennels.