Dog Pound Fees

Reclaiming Fee for Seized or Stray Dogs
If you wish to reclaim a dog from the Dog Pound the following fees apply:-
• €15 per day while dog is in the dog pound
Other Reclaiming Charges that may apply:-
• €40 if the Dog(s) are collected by van
• €75 Out of Hours charges, if Dog(s) are collected by van
• €100 fine for straying may be applicable
To reclaim a dog, you must produce a valid Dog Licence and proof of ID
Re-Homing Fee

  • €50 fee for Dog (includes a microchip, vaccination and flea/worm treatment)
  • €40 for Dog (includes a microchip)


  • €20 to purchase a Licence

Surrender Fee
If you wish to surrender a dog to the Dog Pound, the following charges apply:-

  • Pup €10
  • Small/Medium Dog €30
  • Large Dog €30
  • Greyhound €30


Contact Us
Kerry County Council Dog Pound
Matt Talbot Road,
Tralee, Co. Kerry.
T: 066 – 7183700
Monday – Friday 10-1.00 p.m. and 2-5.00 p.m.