Lost and Found Animals



If you find a lost animal that is wearing a City of Monash registration tag, write down the tag number and call Council on 9518 3555 (including after-hours and on weekends). We will find the owner for you to contact.

Lost Animals

Our rangers take lost animals to the pound at the RSPCA.

If you have lost an animal, call the RSPCA on 9224 2222 and call Council's Animal Management Department on 9518 3555 to leave your details. If someone finds your animal, we will call you.

If you have found a lost animal, contact our Animal Management Team on the above number.

Contained dog pick-ups

After-hours emergencies - 9518 3555.

If you do not live in Monash but find a Monash-registered dog in your suburb and cannot contact the owner, please ask your local council to collect the dog.  
Monash animal management officers can only collect animals in Monash, and do not work in other council areas.
If you see or are a victim of a dog attack, please call us immediately on 9518 3555.


The RSPCA manages our pound for cats, dogs and livestock and our after-hours service.