The Otorohanga District Council is responsible for ensuring that all dogs are registered and that all animals within the District are adequately controlled. 

The Council and its Animal Control Contractor promotes responsible ownership and management of dogs and other animals.

Council provides practical advice on issues including:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Animal Control
  • Owners Legal Responsibilities
  • Registration
  • Nuisance animals
  • Ranging (policing) and impounding of dogs and stock