Lost and Found Animals

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Emergencies

If you find a lost animal that is wearing a City of Monash registration tag, write down the number of the tag and call Council on 9518 3555 (including after-hours and on weekends).

We will find the owner for you to contact.

Lost Animals

Our rangers take lost animals to the pound at the RSPCA.

If you have lost an animal call the RSPCA on 9224 2222 and call Council's Animal Management Department on 9518 3555 to leave your details. If someone finds your animal we will call you.

If you have found a lost animal contact our Animal Management Team on the above number.

Contained dog pickups

After hours emergency -  9518 3555.

If you do not live in Monash but you find a Monash dog in your suburb and cannot locate the owner, please ask your local council to collect the dog.
 
Monash animal management officers can only collect animals in Monash, and do not work in other councils.
 
If you see or suffer a dog attack, please call us immediately on the emergency number 9518 3555.

RSPCA

The RSPCA manages our pound for cats, dogs and livestock and our after-hours service.
  

Refund of animal registration fees - deceased or lost animals

If your pet has died, or been missing for longer than three weeks or you no longer live in Monash, you could get a refund of your animal registration fee.

Please write to Council requesting a refund and stating that your animal is deceased, has departed the municipality or has been missing for more than three weeks and that you would like a refund.

Animal Registration Refund Application (PDF, 7KB)

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Last updated: 31 May 2017