In this section you will find information about the registration and regulations for owning a dog.

Dog Control Policy and Bylaw 2016 

The updated Dog Control Policy and Bylaw came into effect 1 August, you can read the Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw here. To read the area summaries click the Dog Rules link.

Animal Control Report

As a requirement of the Dog Control Act 1996 our Council has approved the 2020/2021 Annual Report on Animal Control to the Secretary Local Government New Zealand.

This report is available for public viewing and is available at any TCDC service centre or by clicking on the following link - Animal Control Report 2020-2021