Animal Welfare

Stray dogs and animal licensing.

You can contact our dog collection service if you have found a stray dog, or if you have lost a dog.
You'll need a zoo licence to display wild animals to the public for at least seven days a year, in any place that's not a circus or pet shop.
As of the 23 January 2017 a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in relation to dog control has taken effect across the Runnymede area and replaced a number of out of date by-laws to create a more comprehensive and consistent approach when dealing with issues such as dog fouling, keeping dogs on leads and excluding dogs from specified areas.
Getting a puppy or dog is a big decision. It is advisable to think carefully and to carry out some research prior to purchasing a puppy. Once you have decided that a puppy is right for you, then we would offer the following advice which has been collated from various sources such as the Dogs Trust and RSPCA.