Rescued Animals (Dogs/Cats)

Rescue and Reuniting Fee:

Refer to http://www.gladstone.qld.gov.au/web/guest/fees-and-charges

If you believe your pet has been impounded, please contact Council on (07) 4970 0700 as soon as possible to discuss the procedure for release of your animal.

Proof of ownership is required before a receipt will be provided to collect your impounded animal. Identification from the owner may be requested if the animal is microchipped and/or registered with Council. Council procedures now require for animal owners to complete a statutory declaration including drivers licence details for those claiming ownership of an animal that is not registered, microchipped or identifiable as their pet in any way

 

Impoundment Holding Periods

  • Unregistered Animals are held for a maximum period of three (3) days
  • Registered Animals are held for a maximum period of five (5) days

Animals that are not released within these timeframes may be disposed of by Council.

Rescue fees cover some of the costs associated with Council rescuing your animal and attempting to reunite you with your animal.

 

Payment Options, Pound Location and Opening Times

To release your animal, it must registered and payment must be received by Council.

The pound facility does not accept cash, eftpos or cheque payments.


PAYMENT USING ONLINE SERVICES


STEP ONE: Contact Council on (07) 4970 700 to confirm the amount due prior to making payment.


STEP TWO: If your animal is NOT currently registered you will need to complete a new animal registration prior to paying the impoundment fees, click here to visit the online animal registration page.


STEP THREE: Payment can be made online using credit or visa debit card - click here. The payment type is animal impoundment and the register reference is the payment reference number example IMP/20334. This will be provided to you when you contact council.

Owners will be required to show proof of payment prior to release i.e emailed copy of receipt and if required registration email.


OTHER PAYMENT OPTIONS

All other types of payment and registration can be made prior to collection between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday at a contact centre.

Owners will be given a receipt or provided with the receipt number to take to the pound facility for release of their animal.

No releasing of animals will occur on weekends.

The pound is located at the 17 Albert Road, Gladstone near the Sewerage Treatment Plant..

Opening Hours are:

  • Monday to Friday - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Closed on all Weekends and Public Holidays

There are no public facilities for after hours animal drop offs located at the pound facility. All animals being surrendered for impoundment to the pound facility must be dropped off during business hours. If you wish to surrender an animal for impoundment outside of business hours please contact Council's 24hr Call Centre for further advice on (07) 4970 0700.

Rescued Livestock

Current impounded livestock can be viewed below. For all impounded livestock enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Council's Pest Management Unit on 07 4977 6821. Current fees and charges and requirements for release of livestock will be advised to the owner upon contact with Council.

* Note: The drop down menus will only show the town or animal type of animals that are currently impounded.

* Note: The drop down menus will only show the town or animal type of animals that are currently impounded.

Search By Location Found (Town)

OR

Search By Animal Type

ID: 914460
Animal Type: Dog, S'Shire Terr X
Sex: Male
Colour: tan
Coat:
Collar: nil collar
Registration: NIL REGO or microchip located
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Oregon Court, New Auckland
Impoundment Date From: 19-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 23-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914459
Animal Type: Dog, Shih Tzu X
Sex: Male
Colour: tri - cream
Coat:
Collar: blue nylon collar
Registration: EXPIRED rego and microchip located
Possible Animal Name: Bear
Location Found: Allunga Drive, Glen Eden
Impoundment Date From: 18-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 26-11-2018
Owner Known: Yes

ID: 914455
Animal Type: Cat, Shorthair Dom
Sex:
Colour: Grey
Coat:
Collar: No Collar
Registration: No registration, no microchip located
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: , New Auckland
Impoundment Date From: 16-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 22-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914456
Animal Type: Cat, Longhair Dom
Sex: Male
Colour: cream in colour
Coat:
Collar: NIL collar
Registration: NIL REGO or microchip located
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Dawson Highway, Calliope
Impoundment Date From: 16-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 22-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914454
Animal Type: Dog, Mixed Breed
Sex: Female
Colour: Black and White
Coat:
Collar: No
Registration: Not Registered; Microchip Located
Possible Animal Name: Slayer
Location Found: Albert Road, Gladstone
Impoundment Date From: 15-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 23-11-2018
Owner Known: Yes

ID: 914452
Animal Type: Cat, Shorthair Dom
Sex:
Colour: Ginger
Coat:
Collar: No collar
Registration: No rego tag or microchip found
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Wattle st, New Auckland
Impoundment Date From: 15-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 21-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914049
Animal Type: Dog, Staf'shire Terr
Sex: Female
Colour: tan in colour
Coat:
Collar: NIL COLLAR
Registration: NIL rego or microchip located
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Philip Street, Sun Valley
Impoundment Date From: 14-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 20-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914048
Animal Type: Dog, Staf'shire Terr
Sex: Male
Colour: tan in colour
Coat:
Collar: black nylon collar
Registration: NIL REGO or microchip located
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Philip Street, Sun Valley
Impoundment Date From: 14-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 20-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914047
Animal Type: Cat, Longhair Dom
Sex:
Colour: Grey
Coat:
Collar:
Registration: Nil identification
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Sandpiper Avenue, NEW AUCKLAND
Impoundment Date From: 14-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 20-11-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 914037
Animal Type: Dog, Bull Terrier X
Sex: Male
Colour: Black and Tan
Coat:
Collar: chain collar
Registration: No reigistration, microchipped
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Clipper Terrace, South Gladstone
Impoundment Date From: 09-11-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 19-11-2019
Owner Known: No

ID: 911559
Animal Type: Horse, N/A
Sex: Male
Colour: Brown
Coat:
Collar:
Registration:
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Cross Road, Mt Maria
Impoundment Date From: 15-10-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 22-10-2018
Owner Known: No

ID: 911558
Animal Type: Horse, N/A
Sex: Female
Colour: Brown
Coat:
Collar:
Registration:
Possible Animal Name:
Location Found: Cross Road, Mt Maria
Impoundment Date From: 15-10-2018
Date Animal Becomes GRC Property: 22-10-2018
Owner Known: No