Contact / Complaints
You can contact us regarding issues concerning dogs, at any time on: 03 314 8816
Outside normal business hours, you will be answered by our after hours call centre, and urgent matters will be attended by our on-duty animal control contractors.
Dangerous and Menacing dogs
The Dog Control Act 1996 sets out that dogs can be classified as menacing or dangerous, depending on the circumstances.
Dog Control Annual Reports
Dog Control Policy & Practices Annual Report
Dog Control Map
Dog Control Areas
Infringements and Offences
We can issue infringement notices for certain offences under the Dog Control Act 1996.
Lifetime Dog Tags
Hurunui District Council has introduced metal dog tags for the 2022 registration year
Lost and found Dogs
Owning a dog
The responsible dog owner scheme will launch in the 2020-21 registration year.
Registering your dog
Dogs registrations are due annually in July each and every year
Responsible dog owner
Updating your Dog Information
Update us on any changes regarding your dogs ownership, death, or if you have just moved to the District and own a dog