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Lost and found pets

Find out how you can locate your lost pet or what you can do if you find a stray animal in the City of Whittlesea.


wat djerring Animal Facility

Location: 20 Companion Place, Epping (previously known as Pound Road)

Phone: 8401 6200


Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am–4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am–4pm
  • Wednesday: 12pm–6.30pm
  • Thursday: 10am–4pm
  • Friday: 10am–4pm
  • Weekends and public holidays: 10am2pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.

Lost pets

If your pet is missing:

If you pet is not at the pound, RSPCA Victoria offers more advice on finding your lost pet.

Collecting your pet from the pound

You can collect your lost pet from the pound for a fee during opening hours (you'll need to bring proof of your pet's current animal registration to have your pet released).

Found a lost or stray pet

If you find or see a stray or roaming animal please contact us on 9217 2170 for advice on what you should do.

Outside business hours our services are limited to;

  • attending to injured domestic animals,
  • responding to dog attacks,
  • attending to livestock on public roads and
  • contained (not wandering) dogs between 8.30am–6pm.