FOI request (FOI228667)
Kennelling for Stray Dogs
Requested Wed 29 November 2017
Responded Wed 29 November 2017
Can you please answer the following questions for the last 3 completed financial years and figures for the year 2017/2018 to date:
How much were you charged for the kennelling of stray dogs per day for each of the financial years?
How much was your total spend on kennelling for stray dogs per year for the above years?
How many dogs have you kennelled in each year as a stray for these periods?
Do you pay a retention fee for your stray dog provision, irrespective of how many dogs are seized and if so what is that fee?
Can you also please provide the following:
The name and address of the kennels that you use to retain your stray dogs?
What do you do with the dogs that are not claimed? For example pass onto a local charity, put to sleep, pass onto the kennels to rehome.
Although the responsibility to provide a stray dogs collection and kennelling service rests with the local authority this has been tendered and contracted out. The current contractor who therefore provides this service on behalf of this authority is Animal Wardens Ltd
Q1 - Owners of stray dogs are charged by the contractor a £20 administration fee plus £14 per night kennelling fee. Q2 - Information not held Q3 - Information not held Q4 - £3467.50 including vat per month. Can you also please provide the following: Q1 - Information not held Q2 - Ownership for the dog passes to the contractor after seven days. No other information held.
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