Lost and found animals

Nillumbik Regional Pound is located at 290-304 Yan Yean Road, Plenty (behind the Nillumbik Operations Centre)

PLEASE NOTE:  Residents are no longer able to visit the pound facility at the Operations Centre on Yan Yean Road. Collection by appointment only.

If your dog is in the pound and you would like to collect it, please call our Customer Service team on 9433 3111, Monday to Friday, between 9am and 3pm and between 8am to 11am weekends and public holidays.

An invoice will be e-mailed to you with details about the release fee and instructions on how to make payment online.

Please click here to visit the animal impoundment payment page to complete the impoundment release payment.

Once payment has been made, a Community Safety Officer will be in contact to arrange the return of your dog.


If you have lost your pet

Animals that are currently in the Nillumbik pound are displayed at the bottom of this page. If your pet is not listed, you can call the Customer Service on 9433 3111 to leave your details. Any information you can provide including:

  • when and where your pet was lost
  • a description of its breed
  • colouring and gender or
  • collar or identification your pet was wearing

...will help us reunite you with your pet.

Documentation required when collecting your pet from the pound

So that we can make sure that pets are reunited with their correct owner, some identifying information is required:

  • Provide proof of current registration or pay for current registration at the pound
  • Provide two forms of personal identification, one being photographic ID
  • Pay the release fees by EFTPOS/Credit Card only.

Pound fees 

Same Day  $57 Dog collected same day as impoundment 
Day 1  $90 Dog collected after one night at the pound
Day 2 $122  
 Day 3 $154  
Day 4 $186  
Day 5 $218  
Day 6 $250  
Day 7 $282  
Day 8 $314  


Animals displayed are currently in the pound. "No image" means images are being uploaded or the owner has been notified about their missing pet.

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Cream Maltese Terrier Male Entire

Found on 07 April 2021

  • Location Found : Bent Street Bundoora
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