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Uncontrolled animals

Information and contacts for you to report anti-social behaviour caused by uncontrolled or stray animals.

All areas

If animal(s) are in a public place or highway and/or causing danger to the public at the time of your call, contact Derbyshire police tel: 999. Otherwise contact Derbyshire police:

Amber Valley

Report a stray or nuisance dog to Amber Valley Borough Council tel: 01773 841335.


Report a stray dog to Bolsover District Council tel: 01246 242424.


Report a stray dog to Chesterfield Borough Council:

  • tel: 01246 345345 (8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday)
  • tel: 0300 3230076 (out of office hours)


Report a stray dog to Derby City Council tel: 0333 2006981 (24-hour automated line).

Derbyshire Dales

Report a stray dog in the Derbyshire Dales, to Crowfoot Kennels, tel: 01283 585510.


Report a stray dog by messaging Erewash Borough Council on Facebook 

  • email:
  • tel:  0115 907 2244 or 0115 850 8383 (24-hour confidential environmental hotline)

High Peak

Report a stray dog to High Peak Borough Council's Dog Warden Service, tel: 0345 129 4870 from 8:30am to 3pm, Monday - Friday only.

Out of office hours, contact Manchester & Cheshire Dogs’ Home tel: 0300 102 1212.

North East Derbyshire

Report a stray dog to North East Derbyshire District Council's Dog Control, tel: 01246 231111.

South Derbyshire

Report a stray dog to South Derbyshire District Council:

  • tel: 01283 595795 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm)
  • tel: 01283 221225 (out of office hours)