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FOI 6254

Dog homes

Request

1.) How many dog homes are you responsible for? Please include homes or facilities that you run, part-run, contract out, or have any other arrangements with.

2.) At each home, how many dogs were destroyed in financial year 2012-2013 (or most recent available 12 month period)?

3.) If held, please give a tally of the different reasons for the dogs being destroyed (e.g. 20 could not be re-homed, 20 were dangerous, 20 were ill, etc.).

4.) How long is it your policy to keep dogs for before destroying them?



Response

1.) How many dog homes are you responsible for? Please include homes or facilities that you run, part-run, contract out, or have any other arrangements with.
One charity run kennels that have an arrangement with us accept our stray dogs


2.) At each home, how many dogs were destroyed in financial year 2012-2013 (or most recent available 12 month period)?
2012/2013 - 2


3.) If held, please give a tally of the different reasons for the dogs being destroyed (e.g. 20 could not be re-homed, 20 were dangerous, 20 were ill, etc.).
Both were ill

4.) How long is it your policy to keep dogs for before destroying them?
As per Q3 , 8 days – only dogs that are deemed dangerous or extremely ill will be put to sleep