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Office and library hours and dog pounds

All of our offices and libraries and dog pounds will be closed Midday Friday 23 December and re-open Monday 9 January. 

You can call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week on, 0800 492 452, with any urgent queries.

Animal Control Officers will be on call over this period.


Ngaruawahia Pound

Opening hours: 3pm - 4pm Monday to Friday (not open on public holidays).

Address: 16 Brownlee Avenue, Ngaruawahia.

Pukekohe Pound

Opening hours: 3pm - 4pm Monday to Friday (not open on weekends or public holidays).

Address: 15 Austen Place, Pukekohe

The pounds do not take payments such as dog registration, infringement fines and impound fees - these must be paid at a Waikato District Council Office.

Unfortunately you cannot contact the pound facilities directly, however, you can phone us on 07 824 8633 or 0800 492 452  to help or we can connect you with our Animal Control Team who administer both pound locations.

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