Grazing Stock In Vineyards
Sheep have been gaining popularity as growers look for alternatives to conventional practices.
It is important that the owners of the vineyards take care to prevent stock from wandering.
Dog Foulings at Launching Ramps Waikawa and Picton
For sometime now dog fouling at the Waikawa and Picton Launching ramp has become a problem. Pig dogs are fouling all around the launching ramp area before they are jumping onto their owners boats.
Although we believe the pig dogs are the main problem others with dogs may also be contributing to this problem.
Register Your Dog
Information on registering your dog(s) for the first time and renewing registration.
Dog Registration Fees
Registration fees are the primary source of income to fund dog control services.
What are My Registration Fees Used For?
What you get for registration.
Change of Details
You need to let us know if you change your address, someone else looks after your dog for longer than a month, any details change or need amending.
Reducing the Cost of Registration
There are two easy ways you can reduce your dog registration fees. 1. Pay on time - avoid penalty fees and 2. de-sex and microchip your dog.
Transfer of Registration
If you or your dog move to another area, you need to inform both Marlborough District Council and the council in your new area within six weeks.
If Your Dog Has Died
Please tell us. A refund will be calculated from the date the written notification is received.
Working dogs must be registered. Find out what a working dog is and information on Disability Assist and Companion Dogs.
Owning More Than Two Dogs
A special licence is required to keep more than two dogs on a property for a period of more than 14 days.
Dog Safety and Education
Dog Control Laws
The Act places obligations on owners of dogs to act responsibly, requires dogs to be registered and contains enforcement powers.
Dog Exercise Areas
You can exercise your dog off the leash in Dog Exercise Areas as long as you keep the dog under continuous supervision and control.
Dog Prohibited Areas
Where you cannot take your dog in Marlborough, including DoC Land.
Table of fines, how to pay and how to dispute.
Lost or Missing Dogs
If your dog is missing or lost contact Animal Control and provide them with a good description of your dog, your dog's microchip number, if applicable, and the area in which it strayed.
Report Dog Complaints
Contact Animal Control on 520 9033 to report stray or dangerous dogs or if you think a dog is being mistreated.
Meet Animal Control's Dog Mate.