Report a lost or stray dog

If you find a stray dog

Call our dog warden via ACCESSLine on 03452 777 778 (9am to 5pm only)

We will ask you to describe the dog and tell us where you saw it.

If you find a stray dog outwith these hours, on public holidays or at weekends, contact (or take the dog to) your nearest police station.


If you have lost your dog

Call ACCESSLine on 03452 777 778 to check if it our dog wardens have picked it up..

If our dog warden picks up a dog they will scan it for a microchip and have it looked after in a local kennel. After seven days they will make it available for rehoming. 

Payments and collection

Owners collecting strays pay a charge of £25 plus daily kennelling fees of £10.20.

If the dog needed veterinary treatment, any fees would also be payable.

Pay using a debit or credit card by calling ACCESSLine on 03452 777 778.

Payment should be made by 4pm on the day of collection.

You must collect your dog by 5pm on the day of payment.

If your dog is not collected by 5pm you must pay an extra day's kennelling fees.


If you can no longer look after your dog

Animal Rescue Centre Arbroath may be able to help if you can no longer look after your dog.