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Council news 17 Apr 2024

Animal Management targets Conifer Grove dog attacks on cats

Auckland Council’s Animal Management officers focussed efforts on uplifting nuisance and roaming dogs in Conifer Grove, Takanini, following a spate of recent attacks on cats in the area.

Dogs 27 Mar 2024

Dogs in the city: Off-leash hotspots

Nothing beats seeing your four-legged friends hurtle around a dog park with sheer joy. Make their day and let your dog off the leash in these four dog-friendly hotspots.

Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Dogs 23 Feb 2024

Auckland has a dog problem, and my staff are left cleaning up the mess

The issue of euthanasia at Auckland Council’s animal shelters has cropped up in the media again this week, and with it has come the usual vitriol directed at our Animal Management staff.

Dogs 8 Feb 2024

Love is a four-legged word this Valentine’s Day

Find true love on four legs this Valentine's Day.

Community 14 Dec 2023

Animal Management Officer scores dream job

Why wouldn't you want a summer job like this!

Council news 4 Oct 2023

Auckland’s favourite dog names, rarest breeds, revealed

The most popular pooches and more are revealed in the 2022-2023 Animal Management Annual Report

Conservation 22 Aug 2023

Bobby puts best paw forward but needs your support!

The search is on for a hound good at its job!

Conservation 31 Jul 2023

The science of sniffs – evaluating dogs to detect plant pathogens

Detection dogs as a tool to sniff out the pathogens causing kauri dieback

Dogs 25 Jul 2023

Time running out to renew dog registration

A call out to dog owners, from Auckland Council. If you own a dog, it needs to be registered by 1 August.

Auckland Council wins in the court for dog attack
Dogs 17 Jul 2023

Successful prosecution in dog attack case

A Pukekohe man has recently been found guilty in the Pukekohe District Court of two charges of owning a dog that attacked a person/s contrary to s-57 of the Dog Control Act 1996.

Dogs 19 Jun 2023

Be a su-paw-star, it’s time to register your pooch

Auckland Council is again reminding dog owners to show love for their dog by registering them early and taking advantage of the early-bird fee.

Dogs 12 Jun 2023

Four ways to be a responsible dog owner

If you've welcomed a puppy into your family recently, make sure you're following these important rules for responsible dog ownership in Auckland.

Dogs 22 Mar 2023

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.

Conservation 21 Feb 2023

Marty 'nose' the importance of island biosecurity

While working the waterfront in the early hours of Sunday morning, Marty the English Springer’s nose began to twitch, and he knew something was amiss.

Dogs 21 Dec 2022

Top tips for a happy howliday

Auckland Council’s Animal Management team has some great tips for looking after the dogs of Tāmaki Makaurau this summer – and they’re not just for dog owners.