Report a dead, injured or stranded animal, what to do if you hit an animal with your car and what happens to dogs or cats removed by the council.
Report a stranded whale or dolphin (external website) via the gov.uk website.
Report an injured or dying animal to the RSPCA (external website)
You must stop and report the accident to the police if you hit a:
You must do this as quickly as you can, whether the animal is killed or not.
The dead animal will be taken and scanned for a microchip. When a chip is located the owners will be notified. If no chip is found the animal will be disposed of.
We do not remove dead animals from houses. Please contact a vet or recognised pet undertaker.