City crews responded to 297 dead animal pickups in 2020 with a wide variety of different animals.

Anyone can report a dead animal through Report A Problem or call 608-266-4430.

City crews pick up the dead animals after 3 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Please remember that City crews cannot enter private property. Your private property is typically one foot away from the property side of sidewalk.

Removal options

  • Relocate the animal to the terrace in front of your property for pick up by Engineering
  • Place the animal in your trash container for pick up with regularly scheduled trash collection
  • Hire a private service to enter your property to remove and dispose of the animal.