Our Animal Education and Control Team is very focused on educating people about dogs and dog behaviour. Each year they investigate numerous dog attacks - but many of these types of attacks can be preventable.
That's why we offer a variety of free educational services. Our aim is not to be the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, but to prevent dog attacks through education.
We offer a range of education services for schools and kindergartens, corporate businesses and community groups.
If you are interested in one of the educational services we provide, contact Amanda Tucker, Public Education and Kennel Operations Team Leader on 07 8386 905, to discuss what you need and/or to make a booking.
Safety around dogs
Our Council works with dog owners to ensure they care for their dogs and manage their behaviour as outlined in our Policies and Bylaws and under central government legislation. As a responsible dog owner, you need to control your dog so you can ensure your own safety and that of other people and other dogs. People who don't own dogs should also become familiar with how to handle themselves around them and how to recognise and minimise unwanted dog behaviours.
Report a dog safety issue
Contact Animal Education and Control Team if you need to report a dog safety issue, for example, threatening behaviour, dogs fighting, roaming animals, attacks on people or animals. For tips on dog safety please click on the link below:
Canine Connection is our yearly newsletter which goes out to all registered dog owners in Hamilton. The newsletter covers events from the previous year and any necessary information.
To view our latest newsletter click the link below.