If you notice a dead animal which is causing a hazard or distress on the public highway please let us know.
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Please tell us if you find a dead animal and let us know where and what it is.
This service is offered free-of-charge and animals are usually picked up within 24 hours. The animals are kept for a period of 14 days to allow them to be claimed by owners, if required.
Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of reporting a dead animal. Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed here.