Looking for a Pound in New Zealand?
It can be hard to find a pound to find your dog in New Zealand the lists are not always available. We are hunting to make sure we keep this list as updated as possible.
Lists of all the pounds with consistent information is really hard to come by so we are doing our best to add information as it becomes available.
If we have missed one – reach out to us on the contact page.
Stratford District Pound Taranaki
06 765 6099
Address: 16 Brownlee Avenue, Ngaruawahia
Opening hours: 2.30pm – 3.30pm Monday to Friday (not open on public holidays).
SOUTH WAIKATO POUND
Animal Control team on 07 8850340.
Whakauru Street, in Tokoroa.
Opening hours: 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
SOUTH TARANAKI DISTRICT POUND
Beach Road, Hāwera (off Fairfield Road)
Opening hours: 1 – 2pm on weekdays.
Customer Services: (06) 278 0555
ROTORUA DISTRICT POUND
ADDRESS: located on SH35 just past the Rotorua landfill driveway.
Phone: 07 3484199 Ask to be put through to the pound
Open to the public Monday to Friday, 2:00pm – 4:30pm
RANGITIKEI DISTRICT POUND
PH 06 327 0099 or 0800 422 522
Timaru Pound (Canterbury)
03 687 7200
RUAPEHU DISTRICT POUND
Address: 59 Huia Street, Taumarunui
Ph: 07 895 8188
Ohakune 06 385 8364
Raetihi 06 385 4447
ADDRESS: At the end of Dunstan Road, Matawhero
Opening hours: 8am – 8.30am daily Mon – Fri
PALMERSTON NORTH POUND
115 Tōtara Road, off Maxwells Line in Palmerston North PH 06 356 8199
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday only, for three-and-a-half hours a day:
between 8.30am and 9.30am
between 2pm and 4.30pm
WANGANUI DISTRICT POUND
174 Ridgway Street, Gonville, Whanganui
Phone: 06-349 0517
Napier City Council Dog Pound
+64 6 834 4177
+64 6 834 4178
Depot Place (off Austin Street), Onekawa
Opening times: Monday to Thursday – 8.30am to 9.30am and 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Friday – 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Weekends and Public Holidays – 9.00am to 10.00am
HASTINGS DISTRICT POUND
Stevens Place, Woolwich, Hastings
PH 06 871 5000.
Monday to Friday – 9am to 10am and 3pm to 4pm
Weekends and public holidays – Closed
CARTERTON DISTRICT POUND
Dalefield Road, Carterton PH 06 379 4045 OR 06 379 4030
NEW PLYMOUTH DISTRICT POUND
On Rifle Range Road Phone 06-757 5470.
It is open to the public from 4.30pm to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.
The Dog Pound is closed on public holidays.
TAURANGA DISTRICT POUND
88 Hewletts Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
Phone: 07-577 7000
KAWERAU DISTRICT COUNCIL – FOR POUND
ADDRESS: 2 Ranfurly Court, Kawerau
Phone: 07 306 9009 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OPOTIKI DISTRICT POUND
108 SAINT JOHN STREET OPOTIKI
Ph 07 315 3030
Monday to Friday from 9.15am to 9.30am and 4.00pm to 4.30pm, excluding public holidays.
FAR NORTH DISTRICT POUND
There is one in the North and One in the South (address contact unknown)
Ph 0800 920 029 Council customer service
KERIKERI DISTRICT POUND
PH 0800 920 029
WHANGAREI DISTRICT POUND
115 Kioreroa Road, Port Whangarei
PH 09 438 7513
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SILVERDALE ANIMAL SHELTER
47 Tavern Road, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale
Phone: 09-421 0222
HENDERSON ANIMAL SHELTER
48 The Concourse, Henderson, Auckland
Phone: 09-836 7777
SOUTHERN ANIMAL SHELTER AUCKLAND
33 McLaughlins Road, Wiri, Auckland
Phone: 09-279 5959
Address: 15 Austen Place, Pukekohe
Opening hours: 2.30pm – 3.30pm Monday to Friday (not open on weekends or public holidays).
WAIHEKE ANIMAL SHELTER
85 Ocean Road, Surfdale, Auckland
Phone: 09-372 5222
Ph 03 477 4000
BLENHEIM Animal Control
56 Main Street Blenheim
Phone: 03 520 9033
Fax: 03 520 9035
The office hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.
10 Metro Place, Bromley, Christchurch
Phone: 03-941 8999
WELLINGTON DISTRICT DOG POUND
73 Moa Point Road, Rongotai, Wellington
Phone: 04-388 8212