Animal pound and shelter

Our pound and animal shelter provides care for lost and found animals, helping to reconnect pets with their owners.

The pound is operated by the Save-A-Dog Scheme (SADS), a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation that rehouses pets into caring homes.

Lost and found animals

Call 03 9821 0978 or 0418 389 810 8am to 10pm, seven days a week.

Call 03 8290 1333 after hours.

Release fees

If your pet is found and taken to the pound, you will be required to pay a release fee upon collection.

Release fee: $159

Adopting a pet

Looking for a pet? Have you considered adopting an animal from a shelter? Browse the cats and dogs in need of a home, then submit an application online or call us on 03 9821 0978 to inquire about adoption. 

Pet registration is subsidised for the first year for all animals adopted from not-for-profit animal welfare organisations.

You can also help by fostering an animal in need.