Dog Patrol - Mondays, 8pm. Dog Patrol is a brand new series focused on the work of the Animal Control Officers based in South Auckland. South Auckland has the largest dog population in New Zealand and subsequently this Animal Management team is the busiest in the country. Read More...

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DOG PATROL - Season 1, Ep 10

Animal Control Officer Dani battles with the belligerent owner of a dog accused of biting a young girl. Final.

Season 1, Ep 9

DOG PATROL - Season 1, Ep 9

Animal Control Officer Sean has a hard day at the office, finding roaming dogs around every corner.

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DOG PATROL - Season 1, Ep 8

Animal Control Officer Fay is shocked when a gang of neighbourhood children turn on her as she goes about her daily business.

About The Show

Dog Patrol Dog Patrol will give viewers a warts-and-all frontline experience of the trials, tribulations and the many triumphs of the day-to-day world of the Animal Control Officers – and the antics of the dogs that make their work-day so interesting!

Viewers will also come to know the dedicated workers at the South Auckland Animal Shelter who work tirelessly to re-home abandoned animals, and whose compassion for the dogs in their care is nothing short of astounding. Read More...

Dog Control Tips

Auckland Council Dog Ownership Tips and Expectations
(taken from the Auckland Council website as of July 29)

The overall objective of council policy is to encourage responsible dog ownership and community awareness to promote an environment where dogs and people can happily and peacefully co-exist.


Adopt a Pet

Adopt a PetDSS – Animal Management operate animal shelters in Manukau, Franklin and Wellington.

From their website: "Adopting a dog that is no longer wanted by its previous owner and being able to give it a safe and loving home is a commendable thing to do. There are many heartwarming stories to be heard of the ‘new life’ given to these animals and the loyalty and affection with which they repay." Read some of the successful adoption stories here.

Find out more about how you can give a pet a loving home via the DSS Animal Management website here. The SPCA also offers adoption services from their centres.

Coming Up on Dog Patrol