Lost and Stray Dogs
If you have found a stray dog please contact the Call Centre on 0161 342 8355 (during office hours, weekdays between 8am-4pm).
Outside office hours (between 4pm-8am and weekends) stray dogs can be reported on 0161 770 2222. Please note the dog warden will only collect dogs out of hours that have been secured.
Tameside MBC employs a local dog warden service to collect any lost dogs. If you think your dog may have been collected by the Dog Warden you can contact the Dog warden Service directly.
0161 342 8355 (weekdays between 8am-4pm)
0161 770 2222 (between 4pm-8am and weekends)
We also work very closely with Manchester and Cheshire Dog's Home
Before your dog can be released you will be required to pay the following fees:
- Dogs home intake fee £10
- Local Authority Fee of £75.00 and
- Dogs Home Kennelling Fees of approximately £5 per day
Please note: you cannot pay the fees required by instalments.
Dogs are kennelled at the dogs home for 7 days.
If dogs are not collected by their owners they are offered for sale after the 7 day period.
If you have any concerns regarding dangerous dogs or banned breeds under The Dangerous Dogs Act you should contact Greater Manchester Police.
The main telephone number for all Tameside Police Stations is:
0161 872 5050