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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 the animal or animals are in a public place, the highway, 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:


Report a stray dog to Derby City Council tel: 0333 200 6981 (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

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, you can take the dog to Manchester and Cheshire Dogs’ Home. (Call first so a member of their staff can plan to meet you 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: