Animal Education and Control Team activities - dogs

​​​​​​​​​​Below is a summary of the Animal Education and Control Team's activities for the 2014/15 financial year. The summary, also known as a '10A report', lists the number of service requests received by category and other key information required under the Dog Control Act 1996​​.

Find out more about our Animal Education and Control Team​ (including contact details and how to report dog-related issues). The work we do is part-funded by our animal education and control fees and charges - see our list. We also provide a wide range of dog-related information online - including a Dogs Online e-service​ which you can use to register, renew, pay and change details in relation to dog registrations.

2014/15 financial year

Number of dogs registered in Hamilton as at 30 June 2015 was 10,084.

Disqualified and probationary owners

​Disqualified​63
​Probationary​7
​Total​70


Dangerous and menacing dogs with classification under the Dog Control Act 1996​

​Dangerous​31 (1)(a) Conviction under 57A(2)​​2
​31 (1)(b) Sworn evidence​14
​31 (1)(c) Owner admits​1
​Menacing​33A (1)(b)(i) Observed behaviour​219
​33C (1) Schedule 4​305
Total​541

​Summary of dog related complaints and service requests received

CATEGORY​SUBCATEGORY​DESCRIPTION​TOTAL
​General​Advice given​167
​Behavioural assessments​219
​Dog to sign over​14
​Dog trap required​19
​Education presentations (groups)​74
​Fencing inspections requested​33
​Found dog​2
​Lost dog​127
​Multiple dog permit​138
​SPCA welfare call out​10
​Offences​Attack​Atta​ck serious injury to person​1
​Historic attack dog v animal​80
​Historic attack dog v person​41
​Urgent attack dog v animal​78
​Urgent attack dog v person​65
​Barking​503
​Defecate​2
​Failure to keep control of dog​92
​Insufficient food/water/shelter​7
​Offences detected by officer​Cold calling​3
​Dangerous compliance​5
​Disqualified compliance​28
​Free to leave​5
​In a public place​128
​Menacing compliance​53
​Microchipping compliance​378
​Other​131
​Pro-active park check​161
​Probationary compliance​3
​Unregistered dog​209
​Unregistered dog report compliance​693
​Urban patrols​132
​Roaming​Free to leave​193
​Public place​2688
​Rushing​Rushing animal​12
​Rushing animal (not urgent)​15
​Rushing person​72
​Rushing person (not urgent)​45
​Rushing vehicle (not urgent)​1
​Un​muzzled dog​2
​Unregistered dog​296
Total​6930

Page reviewed: 17 Aug 2016 11:10am