Welcome to the official website of the New Zealand Institute of Animal Management – New Zealand’s official industry specific website relating to Dog Control and Stray stock issues.

Dog Ownership Information

Being a responsible dog owner

There is much to learn and understand about the responsibilities surrounding dog ownership and dog control. Welfare – Training – Registration – Microchipping – Control and more

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Education

Dog Safety and Education

Education and dog training

Training your dog with basic commands can affirm human leadership and build a bond of obedience and trust between people and their dog. An obedient dog is also more enjoyable to be around.
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Welcome to the official website of the New Zealand Institute of Animal Management – New Zealand’s official industry specific website relating to Dog Control and Stray stock issues.

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Dog Smart – Children’s Education Program

Children will learn:

  • how to avoid being bitten by dogs
  • the correct way to approach a dog they do not know
  • the basic responsibilities of a dog owner
  • the daily routine of a Dog Control Officer.
Children safe around dogs

Legislation

Dog Control and Stock Control, is governed by Legislation. These external links take you to the important laws that are here to help keep us and our animals safe.

Refer to the Regions link above for Council websites to review local by-laws.

CONTACT US
New Zealand Institute of Animal Management EMAIL – secretary@nziam.org.nz
Andrea McMurray
Ashburton District Council
P O Box 94
Ashburton, 7740
New Zealand
PHONE – Secretary: +64 3 307 7785