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Report a dead animal

To report an issue you need to be registered for a My Account. This will save you having to re-enter information and allow you to track the progress of the report. 

We are able to remove certain dead animals from land owned by the Council. This includes road gutters, pavements and public paths.

We can remove:

  • Badgers
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Deer
  • Otters
  • Foxes
  • Farm animals

We cannot remove:

  • Hedgehogs
  • Rabbits
  • Squirrels

We are not able to remove dead animals from private land. This includes private shopping centres, colleges, schools, Parish Council and Housing Associations. This is the responsibility of the landowner and any incidents will need to be reported to them directly.

If the dead animal is in the middle of a road, report it to the County Highways department or by calling 0300 123 2224.

Report a dead animal by using the button below. You will be asked to sign up for, or sign in to, your account before completing the form.

Report a dead animal

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