Found a dog

What do I do if I’ve found a stray dog?

What do I do if I find a stray dog?

  1. Check to see if the dog is wearing any form of identification that will enable you to return him directly to his owner.
  2. Contact the local authority dog warden straight away and arrange for him/her to collect the dog.

What if I would like to adopt the dog?

  1. Even if you are keen to adopt the dog, you will have to contact the Dog Warden and wait the 7 days period (5 days in Northern Ireland).