“If anyone believes their dog to be lost or stolen they should still report it to Northants Police on 03000 111 222 or 101.

If you lose your dog you should in addition ring the Council on 01933 231960 and leave your name, address, telephone number and a detailed description of your dog this information will then be passed onto the dog warden.

It is also worthwhile contacting adjoining Councils, the Police and local kennels and rescue centres.”

Source: Borough Council of Wellingborough (19/08/2015)

If your dog is chipped, contact the company with your chip number and advise them of the loss/theft.

Contact your local Dog Warden and give them a description, as much information as possible, and your contact details:

Daventry – 01327 302277
Kettering – 01536 534307
Corby – 01536 464052
East Northants – 01832 742068
Wellingborough – 01933 231960
Northampton – 01604 838000
South Northants – 01327 322323

Check with local kennels to see whether your dog has been handed in. It is generally better to visit the kennels in person, just in case they wouldn’t describe your dog the same way that you would!

Dogs not collected within 7 days are made available for re-homing.

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Local Holding Pound Kennels for Stray Collection:

Wellingborough and surrounding areas: Country Kennels, Grendon

Tel: 01933 665315

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Milton Keynes, South Northamptonshire, East Northamptonshire, Northampton, Corby, Kettering Council: Forest Lodge Kennels, Quinton

Tel: 01604 862239

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Vigilance Against Dog Theft

Lost & Stolen Pets in Kettering Area

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“Ensuring that your dog has a collar/ID disc and a micro-chip assists the dog warden and members of the public to return your dog promptly and safely to you should it escape or wander off.

To prevent this from occurring you should however, ensure your premises are secure and that your dog is kept on a lead when in a public place.”

Source: Borough Council of Wellingborough (19/08/2015)

 Click here for important information regarding Dog Identification and your legal obligation as a dog owner.