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.

2017/18 financial year

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

Disqualified and probationary owners

​Disqualified​54
​Probationary​3
​Total​57


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

​Dangerous31 (1)(b) Sworn evidence​
​​23
​​31 (1)(c) Owner admits​0
​Menacing​33A (1)(b)(i) Observed behaviour​206
​33C (1) Schedule 4​210
​Total​439

​Summary of dog related complaints and service requests received

CATEGORY​SUBCATEGORY​DESCRIPTION​TOTAL
​General​Advice given​84
​Behavioural assessments​208
​Dog to sign over​117
​Dog trap required​16
​Education presentations (groups)​66
​Fencing inspections requested​80
​Found dog​5
​Lost dog​130
​Multiple dog permit​123
​SPCA welfare call out​61
​Offences​Attack​Atta​ck serious injury to person​0
​Historic attack dog v animal​75
​Historic attack dog v person​57
​Urgent attack dog v animal​68
​Urgent attack dog v person​52
​Barking​390
​Defecate​9
​Failure to keep control of dog​149
​Insufficient food/water/shelter​20
​Offences detected by officer​Cold calling​0
​Dangerous compliance​6
​Disqualified compliance​5
​Free to leave​10
​In a public place​210
​Menacing compliance​82
​Microchipping compliance​294
​Other​190
​Pro-active park check​113
​Probationary compliance​3
​Unregistered dog​256
​Unregistered dog report compliance​812
​Urban patrols​189
​Roaming​Free to leave​138
​Public place​2263
​Rushing​Rushing animal​13
​Rushing animal (not urgent)​3
​Rushing person​65
​Rushing person (not urgent)​17
​Rushing vehicle (not urgent)​2
​Un​muzzled dog​2
​Unregistered dog​168
Total​6539

Page reviewed: 21 Jan 2019 10:18am