Animal shelters - lost, found and impounded animals

Lost animals

If your pet has gone missing, contact the RSPCA on (07) 3480 6450.

Found animals

If you have found someone's pet or animals roaming, please contact Council on (07) 3205 0555 and if possible, provide:

  • Your name and contact details
  • Registration tag number
  • Description of the animal
  • When and where it was found

Stray animals can be taken to the Dakabin facility.

Impounded animals

Any domestic animal found wandering may be impounded at the Dakabin facility.

Impounded animals may incur charges and or penalties

Dakabin Pound & Stock yard (RSPCA)

Goodwin Road, Dakabin
Phone: (07) 3480 6450

Christmas and New Year arrangements

Dakabin Animal Shelter and Stockyard (RSPCA) and council’s pound will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day. Normal operating hours apply on all other days.

Operating hours:

  • RSPCA Shelter - Monday - Sunday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Council Pound - Monday - Sunday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Closed Public Holidays

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