Dead Animals

The Council will remove dead animals found on roads or pavements.

You can request this service online:

Request for removal of dead animal from road or pavement

The Council no longer collects dead pets, alternative arrangements can be made by contacting any number of pet cemeteries listed in the local directories please be aware there is likely to be a charge for this service.

Dead animals on private land

Dead animals on private land are the responsibility of the animal owner / business.

Dead animals in rivers, streams or watercourses

These remain the responsibility of the animal / land owner.

If the owner of the animal or owner of the land is unknown, or if the owner has refused to remove the dead animal, contact Environmental Health.