Animal Education & Control

​​​​​​​​​​​The Animal Education and Control centre is a state-of-the-art complex and the first in New Zealand to have the two organisations situated together as a 'one stop shop'.

The functions of the two operations are separate, with animal control issues undertaken by Council and animal welfare issues by the SPCA. 

The public are welcome to visit the Animal Education and Control centre during opening hours: 

7 days a week
12.30pm - 4.30pm (closed on statutory holidays)

Animal Education and Control
217 Ellis St, Frankton, Hamilton

Dog registration, Requests for Service, Report an Incident and general enquiries
Phone: 07 838 6632

Impounded, lost and found dogs, and adoption enquiries
Phone: 07 838 6664

After hours
Phone: 07 838 6699

Dog Registrations

You can now register your dog online. The new online facility allows owners to register their dog/s online and pay the annual fee by credit card at the same time. Further information on Dogs Online and dog registration frequently asked questionsRegister your dog online now.​

Adopt a dog

View dogs that are available for adoption.


Lost dogs

Lost and found dog registration​




Registration, microchipping, lost and found register, dog parks and more.



Feral cats and possums

Council offers the hire of cat traps for the capture of feral cats and possums.



Keeping animals

Keeping animals in the city, wandering animals and reporting nuisance.


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