The Animal Pound provides a safe haven for lost and abandoned pets within our Shire as well as a very successful animal adoption program.
Lost your pet or spotted someone else's?
If you have seen or found a lost animal please lodge online with Council.
Report a lost animal
If your pet is impounded, the following fees apply prior to release. You may also be liable for infringements for your pet being at large and unregistered with Council. No payment facilities are available at the pound.
Please pay at a Customer Service centre or call us on 03 5366 7100 prior to going to the Pound.
If you pet is impounded, fees apply prior to release.
You may also be liable for infringements, for your pet being at large and if it isn’t registered with Council.
All pounds and shelters in Victoria must comply with the State Government code of practice. The code outlines how these facilities are to operate, including the mandatory holding time for stray animals.
For more information http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/domestic-animal-businesses/shelters-and-pounds
Contact Customer Service so they can lodge a lost pet report.
The Customer Service will ask you to provide as much information as possible, such as a descripition, when last seen and if registered and microchipped.
Pets, livestock and wildlife
Register an animal
To drop off or pick up your pet please contact Council on (03) 5366 7100 to arrange an appointment.
Please call the Emergency After Hours Officer through Council's After Hours Service on (03) 5366 7100.