Dogs and animals

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

Owning a dog

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

Adopt a dog

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

Complaining about animals

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

Looking after your dog

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

Other animals and pests

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

Fees and charges

Infringement fees set in the Dog Control Act 1996 apply.

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
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Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
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