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What animal services do

Our animal services team responds to nearly 4,800 complaints each year, this includes:

  • dogs attacking or threatening people, domestic animals, stock, poultry or property 
  • roaming dogs 
  • unregistered dogs 
  • dog nuisance, such as loud and excessive barking or howling 
  • wandering stock obstructing public roads 
  • keeping of goats, pigs and other stock within city boundaries

To report an issue or complaint about dog or stock control please contact us. Concerns about animal welfare should be directed to MPI or the Tauranga SPCA (07) 578 0245. 

Control of dogs report July 2018 – June 2019 (626kb pdf)


Last Reviewed: 17/01/2020

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