FOI Request - Abandoned Dogs

Request 101001348130

i.    How many dogs have been reported found lost or abandoned by your local authority in the last 5 years broken down by month?

ii.    How many of these dogs were reunited with their owners?

iii.    How many dogs have been rehomed by your local authority or within your local authority area?

iv.    How many dogs have been put down by your local authority or within your local authority area?

v.    What is the local authorities housing capacity for stray dogs?

vi.    For how long will a dog be housed by your local authority before it is put down?

Response 22-11-2016

i.

2011/12 – Nov 5, Dec 4, Jan 6, Feb 4, Mar 7, Apr 6, May 3, Jun 7, Jul 5, Aug 5, Sep 3, Oct 3 (Total 58)

2012/13 – Nov 4, Dec 1, Jan 3, Feb 2, Mar 3, Apr 5, May 4, Jun 1, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 4, Oct 5 (Total 43)

2013/14 – Nov 1, Dec 8, Jan 6, Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 6, May 3, Jun 4, Jul 4, Aug 8, Sep 5, Oct 4 (Total 59)

2014/15 – Nov 0, Dec 2, Jan 7, Feb 7, Mar 8, Apr 8, May 7, Jun 4, Jul 6, Aug 6, Sep 4, Oct 7 (Total 66)

2015/16 – Nov 9, Dec 2, Jan 1, Feb 2, Mar 3, Apr 16, May 2, Jun 7, Jul 4, Aug 8, Sep 5, Oct 3 (Total 62)

Grand total - 288

ii.   26

iii.   Dogs are rehomed by a dog boarding establishment.

iv.  2

v.   1 commercial kennel

vi.   Dogs are kept for a minimum of 7 days but they are only put down as a very last resort

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