Animal Control

Council’s Animal Control Unit works under the Dog Control Act 1996, the Rotorua District Council Dog Control By-law 2005 and the Impounding Act 1955.

The Animal Control Unit operates every day.  Most staff time is spent on dog control issues such as barking, roaming, and attacks on people, other dogs or stock.  The unit also manages dog registration.

Staff are on call 24 hours to deal with dog attacks, stock wandering on public roads and collection of trapped or secured wandering dogs.

Hours
Office: Mon – Fri 8am – 4.30pm

Pound:
Mon - Fri 11am - 4.30pm


Phone
07 348-4199

Dog Exercise Areas

Dog exercise areas in the Rotorua District area.

Dog Registration

Dog registration, Microchipping, Lost Tags, Selected dog ownership, Kennel licence, Rebates

Dog Safety

Dog safety tips for owners and children

Dogs Online

Dogs Online is the Rotorua District Council website for dog registrations and updating dog owner

Homeless Hounds

Adopt a dog from homelesshounds.co.nz

Keeping of Poultry

General rules for keeping poultry in the Rotorua district.

Menacing Dogs

Menacing Dogs and American Pitbull Terrier Information

Page reviewed: 01 Jul 2014 7:39am