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Impounded Dogs

This is a record of dogs currently held by the City of Salisbury. If you identify your dog or believe we may have impounded your dog please contact the City of Salisbury on 84068222 to make arrangements for the release of your dog.

How do I reclaim my dog?

Call our staff on 84068222 and they will schedule an appointment for you to collect the dog from Council’s Pound. Arrangements can also be made for you to view a dog if you believe the dog is yours.

What fees and penalties apply?

Fees and charges are applicable for impounded dogs, including maintenance, seizure fees, and in the case of unregistered dogs, registration fees will be charged.

Expiations (fines) may also be issued for dogs found wandering at large and/or unregistered. These expiations can be issued at a later date after the release of your dog. Please download the Dog Pound Fees and Charges Informational Flyer for more details.

These fees can be paid in advance and during business hours this can be done over the phone or online. For online payments you will need to contact Council to obtain your Pound Reference Number between 8.30a.m. and 5.00p.m. Mon - Fri on 8406 8222.

At all other times arrangements will be made with the officer.

How to prevent your dog from escaping?

If your dog has been impounded it is important that measures are taken to prevent your dog from escaping again. To be a responsible dog owner, you can take precautionary steps to prevent your dog from escaping and roaming free. Please download our Dog Roaming brochure to learn how you can better secure your home and prevent your dog from roaming free. 

What if my dog isn’t on the list?

Dogs may not appear on the website on the day impounded but will appear within 24 hours. Please check website regularly and contact our office on 84068222 for any further enquiries.

You can also jump to our Lost and Found Dogs page for other agencies that could have received your dog from members of the public.

Any dog NOT CLAIMED within 72 hours of the time of being seized will be sent to the Animal Welfare League, 1-19 Cormack Road, Wingfield telephone 8348 1300. To contact our office telephone 8406 8222 during business hours.

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