Manchester City Council

Environmental problems Stray dogs

Roaming or secured stray dogs

Any dog that's out on its own is classed as a stray dog. Any dog that's unsupervised in a public place may be taken by us.

We will collect a dog during office hours of 8am to 4pm. If you find a stray dog during these hours please contact us on the details provided.

A dog cannot be collected unless there is someone to meet the Animal Warden. You must be over 18 years old to hand the dog over to them.

If you find a stray dog outside of office hours you can take the dog to one of these locations:

Turnpike House
631 Eccles New Road,
Salford M50 1SW
Telephone: 0161 925 1007
Sunday 6pm to Monday 8am
Monday to Thursday 4pm–8am

or

Manchester Dogs’ Home
Moss Brook Road,
Harpurhey M9 5PG
Telephone: 0844 504 1212
Saturdays 10am–5pm
Sundays 10am–4pm

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