Dog Policy, Bylaw & Reports


Check out the rules around keeping dogs in Timaru District. The Dog Control Policy and Chapter Six (Control of Dogs) of the Consolidated Bylaw set out the rules around dogs – such as dogs in public places, wandering dogs, ownership of more than one dog, and nuisances caused by dogs.

Timaru District Council Dog Control Policy

Annual Dog Control Reports

Under the Dog Control Act, the Council is required to report annually on dog control activities in the district. Reports can be read below:

Last updated: 06 Nov 2019