Stray dogs and re-homing

Report or re-claim a stray dog.

To report a stray dog, please complete our online enquiry form by clicking on the button above.

Only stray dogs that are secured can be collected by South Kesteven's stray dog collection contractors.

Please note that collection of a stray dog may take up to 3-4 hours depending on the contractors’ availability at the time of the request.

The service is available from 8.30am to 4.30pm (Monday-Thursday) and 8.30am until 4pm (Friday).  However, any request for collection needs to be one hour prior to closing time to allow time for travel and collection.

Please only report dogs that are found straying in this district; any dogs found out of SKDC’s district will need reporting to neighbouring authorities. Please use this map of the District to identify if this falls within our area.

See our stray dog web page for current pictures of stray dogs collected and details of how to re-claim your lost dog.

Click here to view stray dogs lost or found in South Kesteven.

Please note photos of any dogs collected that are banned breeds or greyhounds/lurchers – will not be posted on the website – you will need to contact the Environmental Protection Team vis the contact information below. is an internet based dog registration scheme which actively helps you find your dog, it also informs you of other missing dogs in your area as they are reported missing.


If you have any enquiries regarding stray, lost or re-homing of dogs then please contact the Environmental Protection Team by emailing

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