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

Your privacy

The information you provide on this application form will be used to facilitate your Dead animal removal request. The information will only be disclosed to individuals in the Council who require it to complete your request. Please be aware that your information may be passed to the Council’s Counter Fraud Service and/or the Police if we suspect any fraudulent activity. For more information about how we use your personal data please see the Council’s Privacy Notice on its website.