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Impounded Animals

Please find listed below all animals currently being housed at the Hinchinbrook Shire Council's pound.

For further information regarding the release of animals please contact Council's Environmental Services Department on 07 4776 4607.

Owners of animals displayed below will have five working days to organise collection, if the dog has been identified by a Council officer. Unidentifiable dogs will only be held for three days.

After the third day being the exit date the animal will be available for rehoming.  Anyone interested in rehoming an animal can register their interest with Council, this needs to be completed before 5.00pm on the exit date.

To notify Council regarding an animal:

Adopt an Animal 

If you are interested in adopting an animal from Council please use the form below to register your interest. 

Animal Adoption - Expression of Interest form

Upon successful application to adopt an animal, a registration fee must be paid to Hinchinbrook Shire Council prior to the release of the animal. 

Currently Impounded Animals 

Male Desexed Cat

Surrendered to Council on 31 March 2020 

Due exit date: 3 April 2020

Age: Adult

Microchipped: Yes

Suitable for rehoming



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