The local council is responsible for the removal of any animal found on the road. This includes wild animals like badgers and foxes, as well as domestic pets such as cats and dogs.
What you need to know
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By law, if you run over a dog (even if it’s not killed), you should stop and report the accident to the police. You must do this within 24 hours.
Contact the Cardiff School of Bioscience’s Otter Project if you find a dead otter.