The Council’s animal shelter ensures lost and found animals receive sufficient care and welfare during their stay.

The animal shelter is not a place for dogs – dogs belong at home with their families. 

To prevent your family dog being impounded at the shelter, it is essential your dog is:

  • registered and microchipped to assist in the dog’s swift return home
  • securely contained on your property and not left to wander the streets
  • under effective your control when being exercised
  • immediately reported to animal management if lost.


10 Metro Place, Bromley, Christchurch,

Contact us

Contact us 24/7 by calling 03 941 8999 or by completing our online form.

Opening hours

Day Hours
Monday to Friday 1pm to 5.30pm
Saturday 11am to 1pm
Sunday and public holidays Closed

Animal shelter fees

There are pound and seizure fees for the impoundment of a dog in the shelter.

These can be made directly to the shelter upon collection of your dog.