We are able to remove certain dead animals from land owned by the Council. This includes road gutters, pavements and public paths.
We can remove:
- Farm animals
We cannot remove:
We are not able to remove dead animals from private land. This is the responsibility of the landowner and any incidents will need to be reported to them directly.
Report a dead animal on council land
- make sure you give the exact spot
- if you don’t know the address include a description of nearest landmark in your report
Report a dead or injured animal on the road
If the dead animal or injured animal is in the middle of a road, report it to the County Highways by calling 0300 123 2224.