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
  • Microchip and registration of a dog – €25
  • Registration of a dog only – €15

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
E:[email protected]
By Appointment only Monday - Friday 10.00am -1.00pm & 2.00pm to 5.00pm

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