About the shelter

Glenfield Road Animal Shelter is a state of the art facility designed to provide the very best care possible to lost and abandoned animals each year. Over 1000 dogs and 350 cats are cared for by our staff each year.

Pets and other domesticated animals are an important part of our community. Council's Animal Management team work with residents to ensure the wellbeing, health and safety of animals, their owners and the general public. We strive to reunite lost pets with their owners, and rehouse the ones left behind or abandoned. If you are looking for a family pet, you can view our find a pet page to see pictures of the animals that are currently available for adoption in the shelter, or visit the shelter during the below opening hours to meet them face-to-face! The animal management team can help you find the right pet that fits in with your family and lifestyle.

The new facility, opened in 2015, is a clean, healthy and safe environment which is temperature controlled, secure and staffed by professional animal rangers. It has a designated viewing area and self-sustained veterinary room. Learn more about the shelter's completed and planned upgrades on our ongoing improvements page.

The City's Companion Animal Management Officers also investigate complaints made by the public regarding straying dogs, barking dogs, dog attacks, nuisance cats and straying stock.

Phone: (02) 6971 4651
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday, 1pm - 4:15pm
Location: Turn off Glenfield Road south of Urana Street intersection, opposite the Juvenile Justice facility.