Lost your pet?

Lost an animal?

If you have lost your pet or livestock, contact us with your microchip or tag number. We will record it on the register as being lost. This may prevent your pet from being stolen. 

We will check with our Companion Animals Officer to see if your animal has been located, and is being cared for.

If your pet has no microchip, check with your vet or on social media such as Facebook, as it may have been handed in to the vet or advertised on Facebook.

To see if we have your lost pet, please visit the Lost Animal Register.

Lost Animal Register

To help reunite pets with owners or find them a new home, we've created a register of the animals in our care.

Is your pet pictured here? Email our Rangers and quote the Council impound number.

Do you know the owner of an animal here? Please let them know, and contact us, quoting the Council impound number. Be aware that we cannot discuss matters concerning a particular animal with any person other than the owner (under Section 89 Companion Animals Act).

Please note that not all the impounded animals are shown here. 

We don’t post animals in our care on this register if:

  • the animal is dangerous
  • the animal is the subject of a legal action or order under the Companion Animals Act.

These entries in the register below remain online here for at least 28 days. If space permits, the animal may remain in our care while we search for the owner. They may also be available for direct adoption though Council, or rehomed through one of our partnering animal shelters.

Staffy Cross

  • Found On : 20/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0041
  • Location Found : Roaming in Valerie Street Taree
  • Breed : Staffy Cross
  • Colour : Black and white
  • Sex : Female
  • Microchipped? : 991003001048321
  • Additional Info : This sweet shy girl has been found wandering in Valerie Street Taree. She is microchipped, however her owner's details are not up to date. She will be available for adoption after 3 February.

Bull Terrier / Ridge back

  • Found On : 19/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0038
  • Location Found : Surrendered by owner
  • Breed : Bull Terrier / Ridge back
  • Colour : Brown and white
  • Sex : Male
  • Microchipped? : 953010004185847
  • Additional Info : This friendly male has been surrendered by his owner due to a location change. He is happy to play and is friendly around people. He would be suitable for a large yard.

Great Dane X Bull Arab

  • Found On : 19/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0037
  • Location Found : Surrendered by owner
  • Breed : Great Dane X Bull Arab
  • Colour : Tan with white chest
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchipped? : Council chip
  • Additional Info : This very large boy (60kg) has been surrendered by his owner due to a small yard. He is very happy and playful with people and other animals. He would require a strong owner with plenty of room to play.

Staffy cross

  • Found On : 18/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0030
  • Location Found : Handed into a Chatham Vet
  • Breed : Staffy Cross
  • Colour : Black and brindle
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Microchipped? : 900012001144306
  • Additional Info : This friendly 10 year old male was handed into Chatham vet's on Saturday 15 January 2022. He is microchipped, registered and desexed, however we have be unable to touch base with his owner as their details are not up to date.

    **UPDATE** This boy has been returned to his owner.

English Bull Terrier Cross

  • Found On : 17/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0027
  • Location Found : Kathryn Close, Taree
  • Breed : English Bull Terrier Cross
  • Colour : White
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 9410000258810

Husky

  • Found On : 15/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0023
  • Location Found : Inaka Close
  • Breed : Siberian Husky
  • Colour : Black & White
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 953010004338308
  • Additional Info : **UPDATE** This boy has been returned to his owner.

American Staffordshire Terrier

  • Found On : 15/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0025
  • Location Found : Lakes Way - 7Km North of Tuncurry
  • Breed : American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Colour : Blue/Grey
  • Sex : Female
  • Microchipped? : 953010002255285
  • Additional Info : This dog was picked up on the Lakes Way, North of Tuncurry. She is microchipped, but the details are not on the NSW database so we have no way of contacting her owner.

    **UPDATE** This girl has been returned to her owner.

Great Dane

  • Found On : 15/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0024
  • Location Found : Cedar Party
  • Breed : Great Dane
  • Colour : White with brown patches
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : No
  • Additional Info : This dog was picked up in Cedar Party having been roaming the area for several weeks.

    **UPDATE** This boy has a save with one of our rescue partners.

Kelpie cross

  • Found On : 14/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0022
  • Location Found : Bushland Tavern, Taree
  • Breed : Kelpie cross
  • Colour : Black & White
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : No
  • Additional Info : This girl has a save with one of our rescue partners.

Mastiff Cross

  • Found On : 14/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0020
  • Location Found : Kathryn Close
  • Breed : Mastiff Cross
  • Colour : Brown & White
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 956000010254477

Australian Red Heeler

  • Found On : 11/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN/2022/0013
  • Location Found : Wingham
  • Breed : Australian Red Heeler
  • Colour : Red
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 991003000199948
  • Additional Info : This friendly 18 month old girl was picked up in Wingham and left at the Taree Pound. She is happy and playful. A message has been left with her owner.

    ** UPDATE ** This girl has been surrendered by her owner and has a save with one of our rescue partners.

Kelpie cross

  • Found On : 10/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0012
  • Location Found : Taree Showground
  • Breed : Kelpie cross
  • Colour : Black
  • Sex : Female
  • Microchipped? : Council chip fitted
  • Additional Info : This friendly 9 month old girl was found wandering in Muldoon Street playing with other dogs. She is happy and healthy but we have no way of contacting her owner as she was not microchipped. She will be available for adoption after 17 January 22.

    **UPDATE** This girl has a save with one of our rescue partners.

Mastiff X

  • Found On : 07/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0010
  • Location Found : Allen Street, Taree
  • Breed : Bull Terrier (Staffordshire)
  • Colour : Brown
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 982091064926859
  • Additional Info : Found wandering in Allen St and taken to pound. Seems friendly and quiet.

Staffy X

  • Found On : 06/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0007
  • Location Found : Mitchell St, Coopernook
  • Breed : Staffy X
  • Colour : Blue/Brindle
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 982000362163780
  • Additional Info : This friendly 7 year old girl was found wandering in Mitchell St, Coopernook. She is mircochipped but not registered and her details have not been updated. We have been unable to contact her owner

Staffy cross

  • Found On : 05/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0004
  • Location Found : Dunoon Street, Taree
  • Breed : Staffy Cross
  • Colour : Black & Tan with a white stripe on nose
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 982091064926558 - Council chip fitted
  • Additional Info : This friendly guy was found wandering in Dunoon St, Taree. He is not chipped, so we have no way of contacting his owner. He is playfully and has very distinctive markings. He has no tail, and a white strip on his nose.

Bull Terrier (Staffordshire)

  • Found On : 04/01/2022
  • Council Impound Number : EN2022/0003
  • Location Found : Roaming Muldoon Street, Taree
  • Breed : Bull Terrier (Staffordshire)
  • Colour : Brown
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 982091064927085
  • Additional Info : Dog has been roaming Muldoon Street Taree. She is very friendly.

    **UPDATE** This girl will be placed with one of our rescue partners.

Fox Terrier cross

  • Found On : 26/12/2021
  • Council Impound Number : EN2021/0940
  • Location Found : Tea Gardens
  • Breed : Fox Terrier cross
  • Colour : Black & Tan
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Microchipped? : 900012000799564
  • Additional Info : This cute little guy was found wandering in Tea Gardens. He is microchipped however his owners details are not up to date so we haven't been able to contact them.

    UPDATE**- this little guy will be placed with one of our rescue partners.

Adopting a companion animal from Council

At the completion of the mandatory holding period, animals will be available for adoption directly through Council. Contact us if you are interested in adopting one of the animals listed in the Lost Animal Register.

The Office of Local Government has also announced free lifetime pet registration for anyone who adopts a pet from a pound or approved rescue service. 

Information for Rescue Groups

  • To place a save/rescue for any animal currently listed in the Lost Animal Register, the Rescue Group must have an exemption under Clause 17(c) of the Companion Animals Regulation 2018.
  • Email rangers@midcoast.nsw.gov.au to discuss your interest in rehoming the animal.

Should you wish to have the animal assessed prior to making a decision, Rangers can facilitate access to your representative for that purpose.