Report issues relating to dogs, stock and other animals, dispute an infringement or object to a dog classification.
If you have an urgent issue, such as a dog attack, rushing dogs, secured a dog or stock on the road, please contact us on 0800 932 463 or 09 430 4200 (24 hours a day). Issues reported online outside of Council hours (8:30am to 4:30pm) will not be investigated until the next working day.
Please contact the SPCA on 09 438 9161 if you believe a dog is being mistreated.
Please contact police if stock is on the highway or have caused an accident.
A dog attack refers to an aggressive contact between a dog and a person, or another animal.
Please phone us to report a dog attack or a rushing dog.
Phone: 09 430 4200 or Freephone: 0800 932 463
Dog rushing occurs in a public place and includes:
You can use our online forms to report a non-urgent dog attack or rushing dog.
Report a dog attack
Report a rushing dog
If your neighbour’s dog is barking and disturbing you, talk to your neighbour if you can. They might not know there’s a problem, especially if the dog barks when they’re not home. The same applies to crowing roosters.
If you can't talk to your neighbour or that doesn't help, you can report it to us.
Report a barking problem
To dispute a dog infringement ticket or to request a court hearing, you will need the infringement number.
You can also use the below form to make an enquiry about an infringement payment.
Dispute or enquire about a dog infringement
For information about a payment you have made or wish to make, follow the link below.
Make a payment
Report other dog issues, such as:
Report other dog issues
If you have lost your dog, follow the link below for information on finding your pet.
Find a missing or lost dog
You can lodge an objection to a menacing or dangerous dog classification or a disqualification or probationary dog ownership classification online.
We will issue a notice if:
You must lodge your objection within 14 days of the date of the notification.
Log an objection to dog classification
If your neighbour has a rooster that is crowing and disturbing you, talk to your neighbour if you can. They might not know there’s a problem.
Report a crowing rooster
We remove dead animals from roads and public open spaces.
If a dead animal is causing a road hazard, please phone us on 09 430 4200 at any time.
Report a dead animal for removal
Stock on the road can cause serious accidents. If the wandering stock is on the road now, please phone it in.
Freephone: 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49)
You can use our online form to report ongoing or periodic stock problems that are not occurring right now.
Report stock on the road
You can report issues with other animals such as pigs, problem bees or poultry.
Report an issue with other animals
If your animal issue involves a dog, please log a dog issue by using the link below.
Report other dog issues
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