Dog warden service

7. Lost dogs

If your dog goes missing, you should contact the Dog Warden Service to see whether it has been found. If not, your details and a description of your dog will be kept on record. The service will contact you should your dog be found.

The Dog Warden Service can be contacted by calling 0161 474 4207 or emailing

It is also recommended that you report your dog as lost to:

Please note: lost dog enquiries won't be taken after 9:30pm by Animal Wardens. However, if you leave a voicemail, appropriate action will be taken.

Abandoned dogs

Your dog should not be abandoned either temporarily or permanently. If you believe a dog has been abandoned, this will be a matter for the RSPCA.