What to do with an unwanted dog

If you are no longer able to keep your dog, we recommend contacting a reputable rescue centre who may be able to assist. Please remember that they receive many such requests so you may need to go onto a waiting list.

A list of animal rescues is available to download below:

Please note that the Council is not able to collect unwanted dogs.

Last updated: 16 October 2017. Was this information helpful?

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