There is currently one impounded dog.

This dog was found on the Moonshine Hill Road on 23 December 2017. It will be held in the pound until 19 March 2018 unless claimed by it’s owner before that date. The pound code for this dog is UH1592.

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Beige male with whit paws and chest

Pound Code: UH1592

Fees (2017 – 2018)

First impounding during the year (first during a 12 month period) $83.00
Second impounding during the year (second during a 12 month period) $166.00
Third impounding during the year (third during a 12 month period – prosecution thereafter) $249.00
Seizure fee $96.00
Sustenance and care fee (per day) $20.00

View or download the full Schedule of Fees and Charges [PDF 1.18 MB]


Payment of impounding and other fees should be made at the Council building during office hours. Arrangements will then be made for the return of your dog.

There are a number of ways you can pay accounts owing to the Upper Hutt City Council including online payment.

Ways to pay

For further information or to contact the Animal Control office telephone (04) 527 2169 during office hours. Calls after hours are directed to answer services and urgent matters are notified to an Animal Control Officer.

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Last updated on 16 Mar 2018