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Dogs in Tāmaki Makaurau

We've put together some tips for Aucklanders on preventing dog bites, aiming to keep our tamariki, ourselves, and our communities safe from the harm caused by dog attacks.

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Dogs 27 May 2024

Preventing dog bites

Every year, hundreds of people need medical care for dog attacks in Auckland, with most bites happening in the family home.

Dogs 6 May 2024

Any dog can bite!

Campaign launch aims to raise awareness of child safety around dogs

Dogs 2 May 2024

Great spots for dog walking in Auckland

On-leash or off, there are heaps of exciting dog walking areas for you to discover across Auckland.

Dogs 2 May 2024

Introducing your dog to your new baby

How to prepare your dog to calmly and safely welcome a new addition to the whānau