Rotherham has an excellent and efficient Dog Warden service and stray dogs are dealt with humanely if they are found wandering the streets.
In the late 1990’s things were becoming difficult as the council’s contract for stray dogs was situated in Doncaster. Not many people realised that once their dog was picked up it would then be taken out of Rotherham. Once in the pound, the dog was given 7 days for their owner to reclaim them. If they were not re-claimed then they either had to be passed on to a “rescue” or sadly destroyed…….