We are now at Alert Level 2 (Auckland is at Alert Level Three) until Sunday 7 March. 

Our offices and facilities remain open during this time and we ask you observe physical distance guidance and good hygiene and coughing practices when visiting, and scan in using the QR codes and remember to turn on bluetooth in the COVID-19 tracer app. Some of our services have changed, find out more here.

Adopt a Dog

Are you looking for provide a pooch with their 'furever' home?

Adding to your family

Unfortunately, we acquire a number of dogs each year where we're either unable to find the owner, or they choose not to come forward and claim their dog.  However, their loss might be your gain.  We work closely with our colleagues at the SPCA to try and re-home dogs where possible. 

If you're interested in adopting a dog, our Animal Control staff need to see that potential owners can offer a secure, long-term home.  If you are interested, please fill in the following form:


And then, return it to us at:

services@qldc.govt.nz

If you have any other questions about adopting a dog from us, please call either of our teams in Queenstown or Wānaka and we'll do our best to answer what we can.

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