Dogs and animals

Find out everything you need to know about owning a dog or keeping another kind of animal in Lower Hutt.

We have a very active rehome programme that produces fantastic results.

Owning a dog can bring joy to you and your family. Here's what you need to know about dog registration.

Here's how you can get us to investigate animal related issues.

Find out how to house and train your dog, where you can exercise your dog, and the ways we promote safety around dogs.

Find out more about the rules for keeping certain types of animals, and what to do about pests.

We run two animal service centres, one in Seaview and one in Rongotai.

Doggone helps you quickly find your dog if it escapes from the safety of home or runs off when you’re out and about.

Each year Council reports on the effectiveness of the Hutt City Council Dog Control Policy and dog control practices.

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Standard Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY