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Animals - stray
The Council has a legal dutyto collect and detain stray animals.
The Environmental Protection Act requires the finder of a stray dog to:
- Return the dog to its owner; or
- contact the local authority for the area in which the dog was found; or
- take the dog to the police station nearest to where the dog was found.
Contact: Dog Warden
Department: Public Protection
Telephone: 01254 380 643
Fax: 01254 386 711Visit: http://www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/ Community Services Office, Cannon Street, Accrington, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 1NJ