Stray Dogs

Carla Bottle made this Freedom of Information request to Scarborough Borough Council

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I am contacting you to request the following information regarding stray dogs.

• How many stray dogs entered pounds between 1st January 2010 and 31st December 2010?
• How many of these were reclaimed by their owners?
• How many were adopted from the pound?
• How many went to an animal rescue?
• How many were euthanized?
• What happened to any remaining dogs that did not fall into above categories?

Yours faithfully,
C.Bottle

Diane Cross, Scarborough Borough Council

FOIA No: 1981
Date of Receipt: 16 March 2012
Last Date for Response: 17 April 2012
File Ref: CP01/00000137
 
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information that you require is not included within the Council’s formal
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to collate a response.
 
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Steve Pogson, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Ms Bottle
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 – FOIA 1981
 
Thank you for your recent request which has been dealt with under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). You requested the following
information - answers in italics:
 
     • How many stray dogs entered pounds between 1st January 2010 and
31st December 2010?
        364
     • How many of these were reclaimed by their owners?
        284
     • How many were adopted from the pound?
        0
     • How many went to an animal rescue?
        53
     • How many were euthanized?
        23
     • What happened to any remaining dogs that did not fall into above
     categories?
        1 dog died after being involved in a road traffic accident
        2 dogs were returned to another authority as not from our area
        1 dog was retained by the finder
 
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Yours sincerely
 
 
Steve Pogson
Health and Community Safety Manager
Environmental Services
Scarborough Borough Council
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