Below are all the animals currently in our pound. Some are waiting to be claimed by their owners while others are available for adoption due to no owners coming forward. Please consider adopting a pet before purchasing from a backyard breeder.
Call our Ranger Services team on 1300 242 686 with any enquiries
All wandering or lost animals should be reported directly to council so our rangers can respond quickly and with all of the relevant information.
To report a lost or wandering dog fill in the online form or call council on 1300 242 686 (available after hours for emergencies only).
If your animal is collected by our rangers it will be taken to the local pound and checked for a microchip and/or registration to determine the appropriate course of action.
Fine amounts vary depending on the seriousness and nature of the offence.
A release fee for impounded animals of $50.00 per day or part thereof is also charged.
If an impounded dog is not microchipped or registered, they must be before they are released.
*OWNER KNOWN* Tan desexed female Staffy X "Shelia" - Microchipped and registered - Found wandering Wey Street, Blackwater 22.03.2019
This young lady was dumped at the pound facility in Emerald - 22/03/2019 - Please call Ranger Services on 1300 242 686
21.03.19 Entire Male Brown Shih Tzu - Found wandering Farm Street, Rubyvale - Brown Leather Collar with Bone details - Possibly partially Blind - No Microchip or Registration - Age Unknown - Release fees apply, owner unknown - Please call Ranger Services on 1300 242 686
20/03/19 1 x blue entire female DSH cat and her litter of 4 kittens - 3 black, 1 tabby, approx. 3 days old. Found in the Sapphire area. No PPID on the mother, age unknown. Release fees apply, owner unknown. Please call Ranger Services on 1300 242 686.
18/03/19 Entire Male white & black Jack Russel cross- Found wandering on Opal Street - Chain Collar - No Microchip or Registration - Age Unknown - Release fees apply, owner unknown - Please call Ranger Services on 1300 242 686.
Entire male black cat - No microchip and age unknown - Available for immediate adoption to a loving home (will require microchip before release).
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