If you have lost your pet, or found one, please notify us on 8256 0333 (24 hours).
If you have found a lost dog, report it online here.
Please remember, it is important to be cautious when approaching strange animals. A lost animal may be afraid and attack, so if you are unsure leave any contact to our Officers. If it is friendly, contain it as soon as possible with a leash or on your property. This will make sure it is safe from traffic and other dangers.
Native Animals: Call Fauna Rescue SA on 8289 0896.
Injured Animals: Call the RSPCA on 1300 477 22, or take it to a local vet so they can take necessary action.
Animals listed below are those recently picked up by Inspectors, and are not microchipped, registered, or have no identification.
Council takes these animals to the Animal Welfare League (AWL), where they will be held for 7-10 days at 4 Hewittson Road, Edinburgh North. After 72 hours, unclaimed animals are transferred to the AWL's shelter.
For more information: Fact Sheet - Impounded Dogs(689 kb)
Please note: there is a fee of $60 per dog for impoundment, with a further $15 per day. We cannot release impounded dogs until fees and charges have been paid and your animal is registered.