Missing or Wandering Dogs

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Wandering Dogs 

  • Contact City of Burnside on (08) 8366 4239 if you find a dog wandering.
  • Council officers will attempt to pick up wandering dogs as soon as possible after notification.
  • Once the dog has been picked up, Council will attempt to locate the owner (should the dog have a disc). If the owner is located then they are returned and an expiation notice may be issued. If the owner is not home a card is left in their letterbox and dog is taken to The Animal Welfare League located at 1-19 Cormack Rd Wingfield, phone (08) 8348 1300.
  • If unclaimed, the dog will become the property of The Animal Welfare League after 72 hours.
  • Before an impounded dog can be released, proof of ownership and payment is required to be made at the Civic Centre at 401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore.

Lost Dogs

  • Should your dog go missing you should contact the Council on (08) 8366 4239 and report it. Also you can contact the Animal Welfare league on (08) 8348 1300. If your dog has been impounded you can view the AWL's Stray Pet listing.