The York Council has let a contract for provision of a stray dog kennelling and collection service “pursuant to its statutory duties, powers and functions”.
This will include the provision of 5 kennels for the sole use of the Council for the housing of stray and other dogs held by the Council.
The contract will start on 1st June and will last for 2 years.
It is expected that the value of the contract will be £102,000
Only a small proportion of the cost is expected to be reclaimed from dog owners although most dogs are now micro-chipped.