Learn what's expected from dog owners, including registering your dog.
Dog exercise areas, education and events
Learn about our fun-filled events, safety education and where to exercise your dog.
Lost and found dogs
Search our kennel register and find out what to do if you find or lose a dog.
Renew a dog registration
If you've already registered your dog in Hamilton you will need to renew this registration every year.
Register a new dog
If you have a new dog or have recently moved to Hamilton, you will need to register it with us and renew this…
Report an animal nuisance
If you’re concerned about a dog barking loudly, a rooster crowing or an animal roaming freely or howling in distress…
Report a roaming or aggressive dog
If you’ve witnessed an attack or you are concerned about an aggressive or roaming dog in your neighbourhood, please…
Adopt a dog
Every year we find new homes for more than 150 dogs.
Update your dog ownership details
Let us know if yours or your dog's details have changed.
Apply for a multiple dog permit
No more than two dogs over the age of three months may be housed on individual premises. If you want to keep more than…
Last updated 2 July 2022