Lost and found or impounded dogs

​​​​​​​​​​​​Found a stray dog?

If you have found a stray dog please contact us on 0800 924 723.  Remember that it could be someone’s pet and have a loving home.  

Lost your dog? 

The list below shows the dogs currently in our pounds.  If you don’t find a match for your dog please phone us to check, as the information below may need updating.  The information is updated each Council working day.

Dogs currently in Cambridge Pound:

​Date ​Breed /
​Colour ​Sex ​Location Found ​Owner Status
​20/08/19​Staffy x?​Tan​Male​Kaipaki Road​Owner unknown
20/08/19Labrador​BlackFemaleKaipaki RoadOwner known

Dogs currently in Kihikihi Pound:

​Date​Breed /
​Colour​Sex​Location Found​Owner Status
​13/08/19​Rottweiler​Black/tan​Female​Penny  Road​Owner unknown
​08/08/19​Red Heeler x​white and tan​Female​Te Mawhai​Owner unknown
​06/08/19Labrador ​Brown​Female​Fairview RoadOwner known

​If your dog has been impounded, please phone our customer support staff to arrange collection on 0800 924 723.


There is an impounding fee as well as a charge for each day a dog is kept at the pound:

  • Sustenance charge per day: $10
  • Initial impounding fee: $70
  • Each subsequent impounding within the same registration year: $100

If your dog is not currently registered or microchipped, a registration and microchip fee will also apply.


Please contact our customer support staff to arrange collection of your dog. They will notify you of any fees that are required to be paid at the office, prior to picking up your dog from the pound. Office hours are:

  • 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 9.00am – 5.00pm Wednesday

Once all fees have been paid, impounded dogs are generally released on weekdays at the following times:

  • 8:30am – 9.00am
  • 4.00pm ​– 4:30pm

If you cannot collect your dog during these times, we are able to meet owners outside these hours by appointment.

Page reviewed: 20 Aug 2019 5:28pm