How to make a complaint about a dog wandering in NZ
If you’re worried about a dog wandering around your neighborhood, there are a few things you can do to make a complaint. In New Zealand, there are three main ways to make a complaint about a dog: through your local council, through the SPCA, or through the police.
If you want to make a complaint about a dog through your local council, the first step is to find out who your local dog warden is. You can do this by visiting your council’s website or by calling them. Once you have the contact information for your local dog warden, you can give them a call or send them an email to make your complaint.
If you want to make a complaint through the SPCA, you can do so by visiting their website or by calling their 24-hour animal cruelty hotline at 0800 CRUELTY (0800 278 738).
If you want to make a complaint through the police, you can do so by calling your local police station.
When making a complaint, be sure to include as much information as possible, such as:
-The address or location where you saw the dog
-A description of the dog
-The date and time you saw the dog
-Your contact information in case the authorities need to follow up with you