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‘FREE as a bird’-watching club in Lurgan Park!
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                                                                                                   Can you give a dog a home ?

You can now complete your Dog Licensing Application Online by clicking the link below

Dog Licensing Online

This web page is managed and controlled by Craigavon Borough Council. It is updated on a daily basis (Monday - Friday) by administrative staff within the Environmental Health Department. Photographs and content from this page must not be copied or reproduced without the consent of Craigavon Borough Council.

Craigycor Kennels accommodate stray dogs on behalf of Craigavon Borough Council. These kennels are inspected and registered by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development DARD. The address of Craigycor Kennels is 8 Grovehill Road, Moira, Co Down BT67 0PW, Telephone No. 028 9261 1285.  To access a location map, please click here.

Hours of opening - Monday to Friday 10.30 am - 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm - 5.30 pm with late night opening on Thursday to 6.30 pm and Saturday 10.00 am - 12.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm.

The owner of the kennels keeps the dogs on behalf of the council for a period of 5 days and  facilitates the operation of Craigavon Borough Council's rehoming policy. Work is ongoing with approved charities to ensure that as many dogs as possible find a suitable home.

Things to Consider before getting a Dog

Tips for Caring for your Dog

A new baby and the family dog

Staying safe with dogs

Constant Dog Barking can be Avoided

If you have lost your dog and wish to submit its details to the Council to be placed on our lost dogs register please e-mail all details to the Dog Warden. The Dog Warden will then be aware that you have lost your dog and that you wish for him to keep you in mind when he picks up a stray.

The following documents are in PDF format and may be viewed on line or downloaded by right clicking and selecting save as:-

Application for Dog Licence

Application for Dog Licence - Block Licence

Dog Microchipping

Fees and Concession

A Dog Owners Guide to their Dog and the Law

Dog Control Enforcement Policy



Current Stray DogsImage

The following dogs are at present in 

Craigycor Kennels

8 Grovehill Road,

Moira, Co Down

028 9261 1285

and will remain there until date stated, unless reclaimed by their owners.

If you wish to purchase any dog(s) (cost £20), you must contact Craigycor Kennels at the above address.

A Dog Licence (£12.50) must be applied and paid for before a dog can be rehomed. This can be done at the kennels.

If you are reclaiming a dog, the fee is £8.50 per day or part thereof, additionally if you do not have a licence, this will also have to be applied & paid (£12.50) for before the dog can leave the kennels.


Ref No: 1102, Lurcher, male, Magheralin, date taken to kennels 25/5/14, available for rehoming from 30/5/14


Ref No: 1118, Lab X, male, Russell Drive, Lurgan, date taken to kennels 9/6/14, available for rehoming from 14/6/14


Ref No: 1135, Lurcher, female, Maghery, date taken to kennels 25/6/13, available for rehoming from 30/6/14


Ref No: 1142, Mastiff, female, Tandragee Road, Portadown, date taken to kennels 28/6/14, available for rehoming from 5/7/14


Ref No: 1144, Collie, male, Boggle Hill Road, Waringstown, date taken to kennels 28/6/14, available for rehoming from 5/7/14


Ref No: 1145, Collie, Male, Boggle Hill Road, Waringstown, date taken to kennels 28/6/14, available for rehoming from 5/7/14


Ref No: 1146, German Shepherd, male, Gilpins Mews, Lurgan, date taken to kennels 28/6/14, avialable for rehoming from 5/7/14


Ref No: 1147, Collie, Female, Brackgh Moss Road, Portadown, Date taken to kennels 1/07/14, Available for rehoming from 6/07/14.


Ref No: 1151, Labrador, Male, Available for rehoming from now.


Ref No: 1158, Alaskan Malamute, Male, Available for rehoming from now.


Ref No: 1161, Chinese Sharpei, Male, Ashgrove Manor, Portadown, Date taken to Kennels 11/07/14, Availale for rehoming from now.


Ref No: 1163, Jack Russell Terrier, Female, Hill Street, Lurgan, Date taken to Kennels 16/07/14, Availale for rehoming from 21/07/14.


Ref No: 1164, Crossbreed, Male, Kilwilke Road, Lurgan, Date taken to Kennels 16/07/14, Available for rehoming from 21/07/14.


Ref No: 1165, Shih Tzu X, Male, Lurgan Tarry, Lurgan, Date taken to Kennels 17/07/14, Availale for rehoming from 22/07/14.



Ref No: 1166, West Highland Terrier, Female, High Street, Portadown, Date taken to kennels 18/07/14, Available for rehoming from 23/07/14.


Ref No: 1167, Hound X, Male, Ardowen, Craigavon, Date taken to kennels 18/07/14, Available for rehoming from 23/07/14


 Ref No: 1169, Jack Russell Terrier, Male, Tricolour, Portadown, Date taken to kennels 21/07/14, Available for rehoming from 26/07/14


Ref No: 1174, Terrier X, Male, Brown & White Chest, Portadown, Date taken to kennels 23/07/14, Available for rehoming from 28/07/14


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Craigavon Borough Council,  PO Box 66, Lakeview Road, 
Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT64 1AL
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Tel: +44 (0) 28 38312400 | Fax: +44 (0) 28 38312444
Minicom: +44 (0) 28 38329757

Irish and Ulster Scots Voicemail Service

The Council now provides an Irish and Ulster Scots voicemail service for any member of the public who wishes to ring using these languages. Simply ring the Council and ask to be put through to the service.  You will then hear a voicemail message in that language and be asked to leave your message.  We will then have your message translated and a response sent.


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