Due to essential maintenance, the website may be unavailable during the weekend. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Dog Control Orders information can be found in the attachments section on the bottom of this page.
When making a request using the above buttons, You MUST enter your contact number although the form shows as not being mandatory. If you fail to enter this information, we may not be able to deal with your service request.
If you wish to report a problem relating to animal welfare issues, press the 'Report a dog or other animal welfare issue' button above.
If you would like to report a lost, stolen, stray, dangerous dog or dog fouling please press the 'Report a lost, stray, missing and dangerous dog' button above. If you have any issues accessing the self service option or you are unable to access a computer please call 0121 303 6007. When completing the above form it will automatically be sent to the dog warden who operate Monday to Friday 9:00 - 16:00 (excluding Bank Holidays), who will attempt to respond the same day.
Please Note: Alternative arrangements are in place over the weekend and outside office hours, for stray dogs please call 07500 553000 for further advice or if the matter relates to a dangerous dog please contact the Police on 999 in an emergency or 101 for less urgent enquiries.
We deal with issues such as:
- Dog enquiries (such as stray dogs)
- Keeping, movement, and sales of pets and commercially traded animals, including livestock
- Enforcing legislation relating to animals
- Visiting premises where animals are kept
- Licensing animal related establishments
If you wish to make an application to gain a licence for an animal related establishment please visit our Animal Licensing page. It is against the law to run an animal related establishment without a valid licence/certificate.
Please note: We do not deal with enquiries relating to cats. Cases of injured stray cats should be referred to the RSPCA.
Birmingham City Council does not use snares in its parks and open spaces and will never give permission for others to do so either.
For information on keeping chickens on allotment sites please see the husbandry conditions and supplementary notes.