Letter: I've got no faith in dog service
Recently we found a lost dog and telephoned Chesterfield Borough Council regarding this. After being kept on hold, we were eventually (supposedly) put through to the dog warden.
However, this was just a recorded message. We left what we termed an ‘urgent’ message with our contact details for them to ring back. We heard nothing, so rang again only to hear the same recorded message. Again we asked for an urgent call back.
More than seven hours later we are still waiting for the returned call as I write this! We are extremely disappointed. Not much of a service in these days of stolen pets etc.
Fortunately social media saved the day as the owner had listed the dog missing on a local site, and we were able to reunite pet and owner ourselves.
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