What to do if you find a dead animal
To report a dead animal or check if we have found your missing pet phone
0131 608 1100
within daytime hours and choose option 1, then 2 and then 7.
Removal of dead animals
The Council can remove dead animals from
- edge of roads and verges
- other easily accessible public places.
The removal of animals is usually a service provided to deal with road traffic accidents. These are usually
but may be extended to other wildlife.
The Council does not provide an uplift or disposal service for deceased domestic pets. This is the responsibility of the pet owner.