Report a dead animal

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Dead animals causing traffic hazards

If the animal is in the middle of a road or highway, and is a potential danger to traffic, please contact the police by phoning 101.

Dead animals in public places

We are responsible for the removal of dead animals from:

  • the public highway
  • land or beaches that we own
  • beaches that are privately leased through the Council

We cannot remove dead animals from private land.

We aim to remove the dead animal within 24 hours.

Report a dead animal

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