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Report cruelty to dogs
How to report concerns about animal welfare
If you are concerned about a dog's welfare, contact the Auckland
SPCA on 09 256 7300.
Report neglectful dog owners
You can make a complaint about a dog owner not providing their dog with:
- proper care and attention
- sufficient kai, water and shelter
- adequate exercise.
It is considered cruelty to animals.
Report physical abuse of dogs
You can also report owners who hit and physically mistreat their dogs.
For more information, see
Animal Welfare Act 1999.
|Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL)||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/responsible-dog-owner-licence||Responsible Dog Owner Licence (RDOL)||Find out how to apply for a Responsible Dog Owner Licence and get a discounted registration fee.||aspx||Dogs|
|Menacing and dangerous dogs||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/dangerous-dogs.aspx||Menacing and dangerous dogs||Find out the rules regarding owning menacing and dangerous dogs.||aspx||Dogs|
|Make a complaint about a dog||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/make-complaint-about-dog.aspx||Make a complaint about a dog||Contact us to complain about bad dog behaviour.||aspx||Dogs|
|Report excessive dog barking||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/report-barking.aspx||Report excessive dog barking||Find out how you can make a complaint about dog barking and what happens when we receive a complaint about excessive barking.||aspx||Dogs|
|Report an unregistered dog online||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/problems-dogs/Pages/report-unregistered-dog.aspx||Report an unregistered dog online||Report an unregistered dog in your neighbourhood.||Online form||aspx||Dogs|
|Dog owners' obligations||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/dogs-animals/guide-for-dog-owners/Pages/dog-owner-obligations.aspx||Dog owners' obligations||Know the obligations you have to fulfil as a dog owner.||aspx||Dogs|