Merton councils dog warden service operates 24/7
Reporting a stray dog
If the dog is not dangerous, please catch it and stop it from running away and causing potential hazards to traffic and public etc.
The dog warden service can only attend to collect a stray dog if it has been secured with a lead or contained.
The contact phone number for reporting a lost or stray dog in Merton Borough:
Monday - Friday 9am-5pm 03335775070,
Outside these times it will be 08444996063.
If they cannot contact the owner to return the dog, we will take it to a kennels to be looked after until the owner comes forward.