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What animal services do

Our animal services team responds to nearly 5,500 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 MAF or the Tauranga SPCA. 

Control of dogs report July 2017 – June 2018 (100kb pdf)

Last Reviewed: 12/09/2018


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