Skip to main content
Auckland Council

Clean up after your dog

Tiakina ngā para tūtae o tō kurī

Carry a waste bag for picking up your dog's faeces and dispose of it in a rubbish bin.

You can buy biodegradable dog waste bags from supermarkets and pet stores.

You should know

​Under the Dog Management Bylaw 2012, you must immediately remove your dog's faeces from a public place and dispose of it adequately.

If you do not pick up after your dog, you may get a $300 fine.

 Related topics

 

 

Dog owners' obligationshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/guide-for-dog-owners/Pages/dog-owner-obligations.aspxDog owners' obligationsKnow the obligations you have to fulfill as a dog owner.aspx
Control your doghttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/control-your-dog.aspxControl your dogKeep your dog under control on your property, in public and around people.aspx
How to control barkinghttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/how-control-barking.aspxHow to control barkingFind out why dogs bark and how to train your dog to not bark excessively.aspx