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Reporting a found dog

Day time hours

Knowsley Council’s Dog Wardens are available between 9.00am and 3.00pm (Monday to Thursday) and between 9.00am and 2.00pm on a Friday. 


0151 443 4712


Drop off

A member of the public can drop a dog off at the kennels, between the hours of 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and on a Friday 8.30am to 3.00pm. 

This can be unannounced, using the intercom facility on arrival and a Dog Warden will be in attendance within 20 minutes.

Out of hours

A member of the public can take a dog to our nominated kennels in Salford between the hours 3.00pm and 11.00pm, Monday to Thursday and from 2.00pm on a Sunday and bank holidays

Before attending the kennels, the finder of a dog must contact 0161 794 8888 in advance of arriving at the kennels.


Salford City Council
Turnpike Depot
631 Eccles New Road
M50 1SW 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday dogs can be taken to Manchester Dogs’ Home between 9am and 4pm (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day 9.00am to 1.00pm)


Manchester & Cheshire Dogs’ Home
Crofter’s House
Moss Brook Road
M9 5PG

Telephone 0844 504 1212


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