Find out about registering your dog, owner responsibilities, public exercise spaces, lost and impounded dogs, and reporting a dog attack.

Free Responsible Dog Owner training session

Wellington City Council and Hutt City Animal Services are partnering to offer two free training sessions to help you become a Responsible Dog Owner. These will be the only ones held this year. 

The events will be held at:

Churton Park Community Centre at 11.30am Saturday 2 March

Wellington Central Library, mezzanine floor at 10.00am Saturday 30 March

For more information see: Responsible Dog Owner Training Course


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