Animal warden service
The animal warden service deals with:
- complaints related to the ownership of dogs
- dog fouling issues
- the welfare aspects of dog ownership
- stray dogs
- missing dogs
- enforcement of legislation
- dog ownership education
- home checks
- educational talks as requested
For information on dog bins, please view the page in our Street Care and Cleaning section.
If you wish to report a lost or found dog, or for any other queries regarding the Dog Warden Service, please contact the Animal Warden Service on 01793 445501 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm) or 01793 466453 at all other times.
The Dog Warden Service is available Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm. However, more urgent requests may be dealt with outside these hours.
Local rescue centres
If you are thinking of taking on a new animal, there are plenty looking for homes in reputable rescues.
Some local rescue centres and their contact details:
Blue Cross (Burford)
- Phone: 0300 777 1570
- Blue Cross website
Dogs Trust (Salisbury)
- Phone: 01980 629634
- Dogs Trust website
- Phone: 01225 787321
- Bath Cats and Dogs Home website
Cheltenham Animal Shelter
- Phone: 01242 523521
- Cheltenham Animal Shelter website
Forever Hounds Trust
- Phone: 03000 111 100
- Forever Hounds Trust website
Evesham Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue
Pro Dogs Direct
- Phone: 07766 021 465 or 01322 403 494 (calls are answered between 10.00am and 8.00pm)
- Pro Dogs Direct website
- Phone: 01452 740300
- Teckels website
For details of specific Breed Rescues, call the Kennel Club on 0870 606 6750 or visit the Kennel Club website.
You can find further information and links about buying a dog (or cat) on the GOV.UK website.
For welfare concerns about any animal, contact the RSPCA either on 03001234999 or via the RSPCA website.