Lost, found and impounded dogs

My dog is lost

If your dog escapes your yard and is lost.

Check our impound list of found dogs below, in addition try the RSPCA, Animal Welfare League and local vets. 

Report your lost dog on Dogs and Cats Online this will assist us to return your dog when found. You may also wish to use social media to report your dog missing as another way to find your pet. 

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I've found a dog

If you have found a dog, please contact our office on (08) 8384 0666 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday or after hours on (08) 8384 0622.

Alternatively you can take the dog to your local vet if outside our business hours. 

Found dogs are checked for identification such as registration number, owners contact details or microchip details.

If the owner cannot be identified or contacted or the dog has been involved in an attack the dog may be impounded.

Our impound facilities are located at the RSPCA 25 Meyer Road, Lonsdale SA 5160. For shelter hours please visit the the RSPCA

Impounded dogs

If we find a dog and cannot identify its owner it will be impounded at the RSPCA.

If your dog is not registered, register your dog now.

Registration fees are applicable, please see the Schedule of Fees and Charges 2019-2020.

Dog impound fees

A fee will apply on release of your impounded dog. The fee depends on the amount of time your dog is held. The fees are as follows:

Number of days impounded Fee
First day $71.50
Second day $126.50
Third day $181.50

After 3 days, an impounded dog may be placed for adoption with the RSPCA.

Microchipping impounded dogs 

Impounded dogs may be microchipped by law. A non-microchipped dog will be microchipped by the RSPCA when it is impounded. A fee of $22.00 is applicable and needs to be paid when you reclaim your dog.

Dog owners are encouraged to refer to Chipblitz for discounted microchipping. Bookable dates are available on the Chipblitz website.

All current impounded dogs are listed below.  To reclaim your dog you will need:

  • proof of ownership
  • identification ie drivers licence
  • to pay impound and microchipping fees (if your dog was not microchipped)
  • if your dog is not registered, register your dog


Impounded dogs may be collected from the RSPCA at 25 Meyer Road, Lonsdale SA 5160
10am-4pm Monday, Wednesday - Friday (closed Tuesday)
10am-2pm Saturday and Sunday1300 477 722 (during opening hours)

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