Search site
Cymraeg
question mark in circle

Frequently asked questions about stray dogs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about stray dogs.

Note: some figures are approximate.

How many stray/sick dogs have you seized?  

2016/17 - 807
2015/16 - 459
2014/15 - 540
2013/14 - 673
2012/13 - 595
2011/12 - 718
2010/11 - 705

How many dogs have you returned to their original owners? (includes returned to owner without impounding plus those impounded and subsequently claimed by owner)

2016/17 - 273
2015/16 - 261
2014/15 - 333
2013/14 - 330
2012/13 - 261
2011/12 - 271
2010/11 - 291

How many dogs have you rehomed with a new owner?

2016/17 - 31
2015/16 - 8
2014/15 - 10
2013/14 - 12
2012/13 - 26
2011/12 - 22
2010/11 - 22

How many dogs have you rehomed via a charity agency?

2016/17 - 190
2015/16 - 222
2014/15 - 229
2013/14 - 290
2012/13 - 303
2011/12 - 362
2010/11 - 370

How many dogs have you had to put to sleep/dispose of?

2016/17 - 13
2015/16 - 3
2014/15 - 7
2013/14 - 20
2012/13 - 27 
2011/12 - 3
2010/11 - 5

What reasons would you have to put a dog to sleep?

Dogs are only euthanised on veterinary advice on health or behavioural grounds.

Which were the top five most seized dog breeds?

2016/17 - English Bull Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier, English Bulldog Cross
2015/16 - Staff Bull Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Golden Labrador/Retriever, Border Collie, Husky
2014/15 - Staff Bull Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Golden Labrador/Retriever, Border Collie, Husky

Which were the top five most put to sleep/disposed of dog breeds?

2016/17 - English Bull Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier, English Bulldog Cross
2015/16 - Jack Russell Terrier, Terrier Cross, Shih Tzu, Golden Retriever, Staff Bull Terrier      
2014/15 - Jack Russell Terrier, Terrier Cross, Shih Tzu, Golden Retriever, Staff Bull Terrier       

How many active DCOs (dog control orders) do you have in place?

None.

Powered by GOSS iCM