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Lost, Found and Adoptions

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.

  • How do I report a lost or wandering animal?

    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).

  • What happens if my animal is picked up by the rangers?

    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.

IMPD 250 - Tan/white - Beagle X - De-sexed Male - Blue Collar

Looking for owner

23-06-21 - IMPD250 - Tan/white - Beagle X - De-sexed Male - Blue Collar - Found on Manna Street Blackwater. Fees will Apply. Becomes the property of CHRC, COB 30-06-21.

IMPD249 - Male American Staffordshire Terrier type

Looking for owner

23.06.21 - Entire male AmStaff type - Found in Emerald - Registered and microchipped - Owner known - Impound fees apply - Becomes property of CHRC COB 30.06.2021

Entire Male Maltese Type

Looking for owner

23.6.21 Entire Male Maltese Type, Black and White - IMPD248 - Found Emerald - Not Microchipped or Registered - Microchipping, Registration and Release fees apply - Becomes Council Property COB 28.6.21

IMPD246 Young male tan/black Cattle Dog X

Looking for owner

IMPD246 - young dog looking for owner. Dog was found at Fairbarn Dam over the weekend of June 19/20th. He was in the company of his brother - red/white cattle dog x IMPD245. Please contact CHRC Ranger Services asap. Dog becomes property of CHRC at COB on 24/6/2021. Impound fees, registration and microchipping fees will apply.

IMPD245 Young male Red Cattle Dog X

Looking for owner

IMPD245 - young dog looking for owner. Dog was found at Fairbarn Dam over the weekend of June 19/20th. He was in the company of his brother - tan male pup IMPD246. Please contact CHRC Ranger Services asap. Dog becomes property of CHRC at COB on 24/6/2021. Impound fees, registration and microchipping fees will apply.

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