Dogs

FOI ID: 
8165
FOI Date: 
Wednesday, 29 September 2021

1. How many dogs entered pounds (also known as kennels or animal shelters) in your area?

2. How many of these dogs were euthanised?

3. For each dog that was euthanised, can you provide the reason?

And if possible within the cost threshold, can you also provide the following information for each of these calendar years:

4. How many were reclaimed by their owners?

5. How many were passed to a welfare organisation?

6. How many were rehomed?

RESPONSE

Please find requested information below

Please note that the figures for 2020/21 are unusually low due to the pandemic

 

2018

2019

2020

2021 to end August

Number of dogs entering animal shelters

112

96

38

22

Number of dogs euthanised

7

2

0

0

Number euthanised due to being unsuitable for rehoming due to aggressive temprement

5

1

0

0

Number euthanised due to health reasons following veterinary advice

2

1

0

0

Number of dogs reclaimed by their owners

86

71

35

18

Number of dogs passed to a welfare organisation

3

15

1

2

Number of dogs rehomed

16

8

2

2