FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

31 December 2021

Please tell us the general subject of your request (e.g. Burials paid for by the council)
Stray dogs taken in by the council

Please provide full details of your request (e.g. Please provide details of the number of burials paid for by the council each year between 2001 and 2012)
I"m looking for information around the following for East Herts district as a whole, for 10 calendar years (up to an including 2021).

How many dogs were received during the time period?
How many were reunited with their owners?
How many went to rescue places?
How many of the rescues operate a "no kill" policy?
How many were destroyed?

Could the above please be broken down by year.


 



East Herts Council Response

13 January 2022

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Please provide full details of your request (e.g. Please provide details of the number of burials paid for by the council each year between 2001 and 2012)
I"m looking for information around the following for East Herts district as a whole, for 10 calendar years (up to an including 2021).

The Council does not take in stray dogs but does use the facilities of local kennels.  These figures are for dogs taken to such kennels.
Could the above please be broken down by year.

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

1. How many dogs entered pounds (also known as kennels or animal shelters) in your area?

41

85

50

75

58

45

41

55

61

33

16

12

2. How many of these dogs were euthanised?

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

3. For each dog that was euthanised, can you provide the reason?

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Ill Health

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4. How many were reclaimed by their owners?

21

49

44

30

23

21

18

27

30

15

5

4

5. How many were passed to a welfare organisation?

15

27

0

42

31

24

21

23

24

11

6

4

6. How many were rehomed?

5

9

6

3

4

0

2

4

7

7

5

4

 

 

 

 

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