It is an unfortunate occurrence that from time to time animals are hit by vehicles and left on or at the side of the road. You can report any animals, injured or dead which are causing a hazard.
If the carcass is located on a motorway or main trunk road, please contact the appropriate Trunk Road Operators:
The A9 south of Inveralmond roundabout to Dunblane, A85, M85, M90 and A90 trunk roads are the maintenance responsibility of Transport Scotland's operating company Amey. To report a dead animal on any of these roads, please contact them using their online form or by phoning 0800 083 0084.
The A9 north of Inveralmond roundabout to Inverness and the A85 trunk roads are the maintenance responsibility of Transport Scotland's operating company Bear Scotland. To report a dead animal on any of these roads, please contact them using their report a defect form or by phoning 0800 028 1414.
Reporting a dead animal
Alternatively, please telephone the Customer Service Centre on 01738 476476 with the following details:
- Location, and proximity to landmarks or junctions to aid retrieval
- Type or size of dead animal carcass to be removed
- When you saw the animal.
To report lost or stray dogs, please ask for the Dog Control Officers when contacting the Customer Service Centre on 01738 476476.
To report injured or abandoned animals please call the SSPCA on 0870 737 7722.