Report a dead animal

Before you start

We are responsible for the removal any animal found on the public highway. This includes wild animals such as badgers and foxes as well as domestic pets such as cats and dogs. 

What we will need to know:

  • What type of animal it is
  • Where the animal is​
  • A description of the animal, for example colour

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Other information

We will respond quickly to requests for the removal and disposal of dead animals found on the highway or any public open land. This is a free service.

Please do not put dead animals in to your household waste bin. If you have a pet that has died, take it to your vet for disposal.

We will not remove a dead animal from a private property.