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FOI 13216

Seizure of stray dogs

Request

This request is split into three sections and if held, I would greatly appreciate if you could provide answers to the following in the tables provided. For the purposes of this request the word ‘seized’ may also be taken to mean ‘collected’.

Every measure has been taken to ensure that the fulfilling of this request does not exceed the statutory 18 hour limit.


SECTION 1 – SEIZURE OF STRAY DOGS


2014
2015
2016 to date

1. What was the
total numberof stray dogs seized by your authority?




2. Of the stray dogs seized, what was the total number of dogs
rehomed by your authority?




3. Of the stray dogs seized, what was the total number of dogs
put to sleep/disposed of by your authority?






SECTION 2 – SEIZURE OF STRAY DOGS, BY BREED


2014
2015
2016 to date

Breeds
No. of dogs
Breeds
No. of dogs
Breeds
No. of dogs

1. What were the top three most
seizedstray dog breeds by your authority? How many of each?
1.

1.

1.


2.

2.

2.


3.

3.

3.


2. Of the seized stray dog breeds, what were the top three most
rehomedbreeds by your authority? How many of each?
1.

1.

1.


2.

2.

2.


3.

3.

3.


3. Of the seized stray dog breeds, what were the top three most disposed of breeds by your authority? How many of each?

1.

1.

1.


2.

2.

2.


3.

3.

3.




SECTION 3 – SEIZURE OF BANNED DOG BREEDS – further information about banned dog breeds can be found here
https://www.gov.uk/control-dog-public/banned-dogs


2014
2015
2016 to date

Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross
Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross
Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross

How many of each of the following banned dog breeds was
seizedby your authority?
















Of the banned dog breeds seized by your authority, how many were
put to sleep/disposed of?

Response

SECTION 1 - SEIZURE OF STRAY DOGS


2014
2015
2016 to date

1. What was the
total number of stray dogs seized by your authority?
2014 - 87
2015 - 99
2016 – 72 up to 13/10/16

2. Of the stray dogs seized, what was the total number of dogs
rehomed by your authority?
2014 – 30
2015 – 23
2016 - 15

3. Of the stray dogs seized, what was the total number of dogs
put to sleep/disposed of by your authority?

2014 – 0
2015 – 1
2016 - 0

SECTION 2 - SEIZURE OF STRAY DOGS, BY BREED


2014
2015
2016 to date

Breeds
No. of dogs
Breeds
No. of dogs
Breeds
No. of dogs

1. What were the top three most
seizedstray dog breeds by your authority? How many of each?
1. Staffordshire Bull Terrier - 18

1.Staffordshire Bull Terrier - 16

1.Staffordshire Bull Terrier - 18


2.Jack Russell - 17

2.Jack Russell – 13

2.Lurcher - 15


3.Terrier - 12

3.Terrier - 13

3.Terrier - 13


2. Of the seized stray dog breeds, what were the top three most
rehomedbreeds by your authority? How many of each?
1.N/A

1.N/A

1.N/A


2.N/A

2.N/A

2.N/A


3.N/A

3.N/A

3.N/A


3. Of the seized stray dog breeds, what were the top three most disposed of breeds by your authority? How many of each?

1.0

1.1 - Mastiff

1.0


2.0

2.0

2.0


3.0

3.0

3.0




SECTION 3 - SEIZURE OF BANNED DOG BREEDS - further information about banned dog breeds can be found here
https://www.gov.uk/control-dog-public/banned-dogs


2014
2015
2016 to date

Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross
Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross
Pit Bull Terrier
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
Banned breed cross

How many of each of the following banned dog breeds was
seizedby your authority?
0
Of the banned dog breeds seized by your authority, how many were
put to sleep/disposed of?
0