If you have lost your dog please contact Council's Customer Service Centre on (02) 9335 2222 to lodge a request. You will be asked to provide a detailed description of your dogs colour, breed, gender, whether he/she is wearing a collar and if he/she is microchipped.
Council will then place a lost report on Council's customer service request management system. If the dog is microchipped and you can provide the microchip number, Council will also place a missing' notification on the NSW Companion Animals Register where the animals microchip details are held.
Please ensure your details on your dog's microchip are correct and up to date. Council officers seizing stray dogs will attempt to contact the owner before taking the dog to Council's Animal Impounding facility.
Marrickville Council officers make all attempts to return companion animals seized within the Marrickville Local Government are to their owners; however, if an owner cannot be contacted, the animal is transported to the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home.
Mon–Fri: 9am – 3pm
Sat–Sun: 10am – 2pm
Dogs: 9am – 1pm daily
Cats: 10am – 2pm daily
Please contact the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home regularly to check if your dog has been impounded. You may also visit their website where a list of recently impounded dogs can be viewed. Council recommends you personally visit the Shelter regularly to check if your dog has been impounded. Council also recommends you consider taking the following action;
NOTE: Please remember to notify the above persons when you have found your dog.
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