Animal impound fees

Overview

If an animal is handed in to Council, collected by a ranger or transported to the livestock pound, the owner is liable for impound, transport, microchipping and registration fees where applicable.

Impound fees for cats and dogs

Cats and dogs must be microchipped in order to be released back to the owner. If not, Council will arrange microchipping and registration before release.  Pound fees must also be paid before animals are released.

Fees for dogs 

Pound reclaim

$360

Pound Contractor Registration Admin Fee $21
Impound - Officer Release $83 ($166 if second offence within 6 months)

Boarding

$11.50 per day

Seized dog daily care

$48.50 per day

Microchipping

$67

After Hours Attendance

$83

Additional Officer Fee

$83 per officer

Fees for cats 

Pound Reclaim 

$205

Pound Contractor Registration Admin Fee $21
Seized Cat Daily Care $37 per day
Impound - Officer Release $83

Boarding

$11.50 per day

Microchipping

$67

For cat and dog registration fees, see: Pet Registrations

Impound fees for livestock

Pound fees for impounded livestock must be paid before animals are released. Transport costs must also be paid.

Fees

Impound

Rabbit/ferret/chicken

$7 per head

 

Sheep/goat/alpaca

$53.50 per head

 

Horses/cattle/Large Livestock

$111 per head

 

Bull/stallion

$183 per head

Boarding

Sheep/goat/alpaca

$25 per head per day

 

Horses/cattle

$47 per head per day

 

Bull/stallion

$47 per head per day