FOI Request - Stray Dogs

Request 101000217804

This is a Freedom of Information request to ask about the number of stray dogs in the council area.

1. Could you please provide me with the number of dogs picked up by wardens in the area in 2013 and also in 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2005.

2. Can you please tell me, for each year, how many dogs were put down, how many given to animal charities and, for each other method of dealing with the stray dogs, how many dogs were dealt with that way.

Response 11-02-2014

 1.                                 2005  2010  2011  2012  2013 

Picked Up                     132     85     88      93       53   

Returned To Owner       22       15     14      16        8    

Destroyed                   N/K        0       0         0        2             

2. Dogs are kennelled for up to 7 full days, if the dogs are not claimed by their owner(s) during this time, the kennels can re-home the dog(s).

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