It’s one of the most heartbreaking aspects of the job at an animal shelter; a dog abandoned by their owner after years of loyalty. But this tale has a happy ending.
Meet Sophia, who has so much empathy and affection for animals that she spends her birthday each year with them in a very special way.
Auckland has plenty of pooch-friendly parks, with everything from purpose-built agility stations to wide open off-leash spaces where your dog can run free.
Lennie spends her days teaching dog owners about responsible ownership, dealing with complaints, and ensuring compliance with the Dog Control Act.
21 Aug - 18 Sep
Bring your best canine friend and join the Out and About team at our fortnightly Doggy Day Out!
Dog registrations are now open and owners can take advantage of early-bird rates.
We sat down for a chin-wag with Zoe, the newest conservation dog to join the Auckland Council Biosecurity team.
Cookie is an eighteen-month-old labrador-staffy cross female waiting at our Henderson Animal Shelter for an active, water-loving family.
Auckland Council’s Animal Management team and the NZ Police recently collaborated to try and reduce dog attacks in the Kelston community.
One-year-old Jack Russell Hazel is at our Manukau Animal Shelter waiting for her new forever family.