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.
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Adopt a dog
We're always on the lookout for new permanent, loving homes for the wonderful dogs that come into Council's care.
Registering your dog
All dogs are required to be registered before they are 3 months of age. Registration must be renewed before 30 June each year. Find out how to register your dog.
Dog Control Policy and Bylaw
Our policy provides guidance and consistency for Council, staff and members of the public on the approach to dog control in this District.
Microchipping your dog
All dogs in the Western Bay need to be microchipped. Find out how to have your dog microchipped.
Read more about the work our Animal Services team does around the District.