Animal welfare

The Environmental Health Service is responsible for the enforcement of many laws covering the health and welfare of living animals.

Animal Cruelty

If you believe an animal is suffering cruelty or neglect, report your concern.

Animal diseases

Advice and guidance on animal diseases.

Animal health and welfare

Environmental health have legal powers relating to animal welfare and health.

Dead Animals

Contacts for removing dead animals, including household pets.


Who to contact if you have a problem with dog fouling, stray dogs, lost dogs or found dogs.

Keeping livestock on smallholdings

If you intend to keep livestock, you must register before obtaining the animals. This is specifically for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and deer.