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Dog Warden

To contact the Dog Warden, please telephone Customer Services on 046 9097000 or email

The Dog Warden deals with issues such as:

  • Dogs Lost
  • Dogs Found
  • Complaints regarding dogs
  • Surrender of dogs

Please note that the Dog Warden does not deal with issues regarding dogs barking.  Any person can make a complaint to the District Court under Section 25 of the Control of Dogs Act 1986 for nuisance caused by a barking dog.  You will have to keep a log of dates, times and duration of barking.

See dogs currently in Meath Dog Pound

If You Have Found a Dog

If you have found a dog or want to contact our dog warden, please phone 046-9097000

If you Have Lost A Dog

If you have lost a dog, please e-mail the Customer Services section or telephone 046-9097000, giving full description including:

  • date the dog went missing
  • where the dog went missing
  • gender
  • breed
  • colour
  • age
  • your name
  • your phone number

You can also check the website

Rules relating to certain breeds of dog

There are rules relating to certain breeds of dog - visit The Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 (Ireland) for full details.

Restricted Listed Breeds - The Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 - Ireland pdf, 121kb

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