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Stray dogs

New stray dog service

The stray dog service is provided by SDK Environmental Limited.

Found a stray dog?

The Council provides a service to collect stray dogs. As it is not a dog catching service, the dog must be tethered or otherwise confined so the Contractor can collect it.

Please contact the stray dog collection service (available 7 days per week 24/7) on 03444 828 346 to report a found stray dog.  

Find out if your dog has been found

Visit to see what stray dogs have been found in Tandridge.

Claiming Stray Dogs fee collection Line

Please contact 03444 828 300 (8.30am to 5pm every day) to pay the stray dog collection charges and arrange the return of your dog

Charges include the collection and return of the dog, together with any kennelling, emergency veterinary treatment and other additional costs incurred.

What is a stray dog?

A stray dog is defined as 'any unattended dog in a public place' and a public place means on the highway or any other place to which the public are entitled or permitted to have access.

Dangerous dogs

A dangerous dog is either a member of a breed that has been defined as a dangerous dog in legislation or it is a dog that is out of control and may have attacked someone causing physical injury. Dangerous dogs should be reported to the Police on 101.