The Council’s animal shelter provides proper and sufficient food, water and adequate shelter for found dogs and stock during their stay.
The dog shelter is not a place for dogs – they belong at home with their families.
To ensure your family dog is not impounded, it is essential your dog is:
If visiting the animal shelter you may see a dog that you like to adopt, you must be prepared to commit to the health, welfare and care of the dog. You can discuss adopting a dog with shelter staff.
When adopting a dog you need to bring a form of identification, such as your driver's licence, passport, utility bill or birth certificate.
To adopt a dog from the Council's animal shelter, you must be over 16 years of age.
10 Metro Place, Bromley, Christchurch.
Contact us 24/7 by calling 03 941 8999 or by completing our online form.
If you think your dog may have been picked up, please contact the shelter on 03 941 7048
|Monday to Friday||1pm to 5.30pm|
|Saturday||11am to 1pm|
|Sunday and public holidays||Closed
Fees associated with the dog's impound, seizure and daily sustenance must be paid prior to the dog's release from the dog shelter.