Dangerous dogs It’s against the law to let a dog be dangerously out of control anywhere. Lost and found dogs The council has a duty under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 section 149 to collect and detain stray dogs. Dead animals The council will remove most dead animals, both domestic and wild, from public roads and council-owned land. Animal Welfare Act 2006 Different animals have different needs but all reasonable steps must be taken to provide the most basic care. Animal welfare regulations Please find below the updated guidelines concerning the Animal Welfare Regulations 2018 (last updated 16 February 2022).