Dogs and Other Animals
Owning a dog
Information on owning a dog, microchipping, working dogs, infringements, dangerous and menacing dogs, probationary and disqualified owners.
Register your dog
How to register your dog for the first time, renew your dog registration, transfer registration from other district or apply for a replacement dog tag.
Reporting complaints about animals including barking dogs, dogs attacking, roaming dogs, wandering stock etc.
Dog Exercise Areas
Areas where dogs can be exercised off leash, on leash and those areas where dogs are prohibited.
Fees for Dogs and Other Animals
Fees for dog registration, application and inspections for keeping other animals, and pound fees.
Information and links to the Dog Control Act 1996, Dog Control Policy, Dog Control Bylaw and the Annual Report
Lost, Found and Adoptable Dogs
If your dog has gone missing or has been found roaming, it may have been impounded by Council. Occasionally, we have abandoned or surrendered dogs that are looking for a forever home.
See the rules around the types of animals that can be kept in urban areas in Hauraki and the moving of stock on our roads.
Owning More than Two Dogs
Request a dispensation to keep more than two dogs in a residential area.
Responsible Owner Licence (ROL)
For residential and rural dog owners who have a good history of dog care and control and fit the eligibility criteria.
Update Registration Details
Update your dog(s) details, change of ownership, change your contact details, death of a dog