Dog impounding

Sad dog  looking from fence.

​​​​​If y​our dog has been impounded you need to call the Animal Control Officer on 03 433 0300 to have your dog released. There will be a charge to have your dog released depending on whether it is the first time the dog has been impounded and on how long the dog is in the pound.

Impounded dogs must be registered and microchipped before they are released. For further information please refer to section 69A of the Dog Control Act 1996.

​Charges for impounding can be found on our Fees and Charges​ page.​​​

Page reviewed: 25 Jul 2018 10:02am