Animal Control

The Council is responsible for ensuring registration of dogs and the adequate control of all animals within the District.

The Otorohanga District Council through the efforts of its Animal Control Contractor promotes responsible ownership and management of dogs and other animals, providing practical advice on issues including:

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


Dog registration and control information.
Stock control information including bylaws.