If your animal is lost, it may have been impounded by the Council. Animals which have been impounded will appear on this list after processing. Processing times may vary, so you may wish to check back several times.
- Registered animals that are impounded
will be kept for 5 working days.
- Unregistered animals that are
impounded will be kept for 3 working days.
Click on the link below to see the impounded animals currently in the pound
Is your lost animal displayed on the impounded animals list ?
YES, MY ANIMAL IS IN THE POUND
How do I release my animal from the pound?
If council has impounded your animal please contact the Bundaberg Regional Council on 1300 883 699, so arrangements can be made to release your animal. Alternately, you can visit the any of Council's Service Centres and arrange for collection of the animal.
Please note that only the legal owner of the animal can release the animal from the Pound.
How much does it cost to release my animal?
Payment of the release (and
registration) fees is to be received in full prior to the release of
the animal. Please note if you have not released your animal within 5
days for registered animals or 3 days for unregistered animals from
the date of impounding, you will be charged a daily sustenance fee.
Animal release fees can be found here in our latest Fees and Charges»
Stock release fees
Stock release fees vary with the type of
animal and include: impounding release, daily sustenance, transportation and mileage.
Pound Opening Hours
||Monday to Friday 10am to 11am
||Monday to Friday 4pm – 5pm
||Monday to Friday 3pm- 5pm
Where are the pounds?
Bundaberg pound is located at the end
of university drive (turn right at Central Queensland University
Childers pound is located on the Isis
Highway approximately 1.5 kilometres past the Childers Landfill.
Gin Gin pound is located within the
council depot on Flanders Street, Gin Gin.
NO, MY ANIMAL IS NOT IN THE POUND
If you have lost your animal and it is not in the pound, please contact Council on 1300 883 699 to lodge your lost animal's details. It is strongly recommended that you continually check the list of impounded animals.
Lost/Found Animals Form
It is also recommended that you contact the Bundaberg RSPCA on 07 4155 1736 to see if your animal has been delivered to them.
I HAVE FOUND A LOST ANIMAL
If you have found a lost animal please contact Council on 1300 883 699 and report the animal to Health & Regulatory Services so the animal can be collected and taken to the Bundaberg pound.
Lost/Found Animals Form
Alternatively, if the animal is wearing a Bundaberg Regional Council tag please call 1300 883 699 and Council will contact the owner of the animal so they can be reunited with their lost pet.