Richmondshire District Council

Use this form to report

  • If you have discovered a dead animal on public land

Issues not dealt with in this form

What happens next?

The council provides a service for the removal of dead animals from public areas.

Where a domestic pet is collected it will be taken to a vet where it will be checked for a microchip and kept in case an owner can be found.

Dead animal issues reported to us will be visited by a council officer within seven days of the report being received.

What you’ll need to provide

  • Your details (optional)
  • Location details of the dead animal
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