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In August 2016 Council adopted the new Dog Control Policy and Bylaw for the District.
Learn more here.
Learn about our adoption programme and see what dogs are looking for homes.
- Dog education: our team educates children in schools about dog safety. They also work with business and service groups, such as nurses and posties, to help people develop safe dog skills.
- Respond to complaints about dog behaviour and dog problems including, roaming dogs, barking dogs, aggressive dogs and dog attacks
- Lost and found dogs
- Provide and maintain pound facilities
- Dog adoptions and fostering
- Ensuring compliance with bylaws and policies
- Microchipping & registration
- Dog and stock control
- And more!
To get in touch with our friendly Animal Services Team, please call 0800 926 732. Animal Services are available all-year-round, however please note that non-urgent animal services complaints will be actioned during normal working days.
Please see below some useful links:
SPCA New Zealand
Department of Internal Affairs - Safety around Dogs
Doggle - Website about Dogs
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