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Wollondilly Shire Council


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Wollondilly Animal Shelter as at 4 July 2012

Council operates an Animal Shelter for animals lost throughout the Shire.Image of tan coloured puppy standing on grass

Please refer to the link at the bottom of the page to view animals  currently in the Wollondilly Animal Shelter as at 4 July 2012. 

Wollondilly Shire Council has extended opening hours at the  Wollondilly Animal Shelter (the Pound). This facility is open from  10:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays . The weekday hours  are,  Monday to Friday, 3.00pm to 4.30pm (unless an emergency   occurs).

Wollondilly's Animal Shelter is located on Wonga Road, Picton and  can be contacted via the Council on (02) 4677 1144. Public entry to  the  Animal Shelter is now via the new Animal Shelter Office located  in  the Resource Centre between the Animal Shelter and the Council  Nursery.

Purchase of dogs and cats

You can view the dogs and cats available for purchase at the Animal Shelter during opening hours. Payments can be accepted at the  Council Chambers and or eftpos facilities are available at the Animal Shelter (NO CASH TAKEN AT THE ANIMAL SHELTER) between  opening hours.

The fee includes  Registration,  Microchipping, De-sexing, vaccination and heart worm test .


The charges in purchasing an animal from the shelter are - 

- Standard - $310.00

- Pensioner - $285.00 - with proof of pension card                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Release of Dogs/Cats to Owners

Fees vary between animals. All dogs and cats must be microchipped and lifetime registered before the dog or cat leaves the shelter.

Registration (Fees set by State Government Legislation).

Non de-sexed animal: $150.00 (No Pensioner Concession)
De-sexed animal: $40.00
De-sexed  animal pensioner (with proof of pension card): $15.00
Breeder (with proof of breeder card): $40.00


Microchip: $55.00

Impoundment fees - Maintenance per day: $29.00 - Release: $60.00

Please contact Wollondilly Shire Council on (02) 4677 1144 if your animal (dog, cat, and stock) is missing and your details and animal details will be logged into a register. (So if anyone reports that they have found an animal matching the description of your animal we can contact you).

Note: If collecting an animal from the pound please contact Wollondilly Shire Council first to find out the fees on (02) 4677 1144. Fees can be paid at Wollondilly Animal Shelter (via eftpos ONLY at the Animal Shelter) or at the Wollondilly Shire Council Office, prior to collecting the animal.

Please see the attached document below to see the animals currently in the shelter as at 4 July 2012.

Contact Details

  • Wollondilly Shire Council
  • : 0246 771 100
  • : 0246 771 831
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 Microsoft Word - Photos as at 4 July 2012 (PDF - 2660.52KB)