What should I do if I find a stray dog?

What to do if you find a stray dog Opens in new windowThe Lebanon Police Department occasionally receives calls about found dogs and we are happy to help when we can. 

If the dog is not friendly and/or you cannot approach it, please call the Lebanon Police Department at 603-448-1212.

The following are tips you can follow if the dog you find is friendly and lets you approach it:

  • Check for an ID tag with name, address, or phone number.
  • Bring the dog to a veterinary hospital to scan for microchip.
  • Bring the dog to the Upper Valley Humane Society, 300 Old Route 10, Enfield, NH.
  • You can also call the Lebanon Police Department at 603-448-1212. We have a long-standing relationship with the Upper Valley Humane Society and are able to transport dogs there after hours. 

Another frequently asked question we receive is whether we have an animal control department. The City of Lebanon does not have an Animal Control Department or Animal Control Officer. Please see our Animal Control FAQ for more information about how to report an animal control issue.

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