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 regarding what to do when stray dogs are found. Below is a brief synopsis of what to do and who to ring.

Policy for Stray Dogs found within the Cheshire East Borough.

Any members of the public finding a stray dog need to adhere to the following procedure;

During office hours (9am-5pm)

Please contact the Dog Warden on 0300 1235021

The Dog Warden will keep the dog for 7 days for the owner to collect. If the dog is not collected within 7 days then arrangements will be made to re-home. The Dog Warden operates a non-destruction policy.

Outside office hours

Any dogs found outside of normal working hours (9am to 5pm) and before 9pm may be handed in to;

Acorn Kennels
Heath Road,
Whitchurch,
Shropshire,
SY13 2AA

Tel: 01948 662931 (8am-6pm)
Or: 07870 217617 (6pm-8am)

Outside of normal working hours, Knutsford Veterinary Surgery are unable to scan stray animals for microchips or kennels.