Lost and available animals

Stray and surrendered animals in Upper Hunter Shire are formally impounded at Scone animal shelter. Payment of fees can be made at any Council administration office. You will need to show your receipt as evidence of payment before you may collect the animal.

Stray animals are scanned for a microchip by Council staff, who then attempt to contact the owner.

Impounded animals will be available for adoption after the following periods, as per the Companions Animals Act 2008:

  • 7 days if not microchipped
  • 14 days if microchipped
9 Result(s) Found

Bundy

Found on 02 May 2024

  • Breed : Staffy Cross Cattle Dog
  • Colour : Black with Grey
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Additional Info : Bundy is a 16 month old Staffy x Cattle Dog. He will require good dog proof fencing. He is loving boy who can be a little shy at first. He prefers a one dog household although he has lived happily with another female dog before.

Tagged as: Dog

Spot

Found on 01 May 2024

  • Breed : Staffy Cross
  • Colour : White with tan patches
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Additional Info : Spot is a 3-year-old Staffy Cross who is very loving. He very much enjoys his belly rubs and the close company of a person.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Dog

Muss

Found on 30 April 2024

  • Breed : Staffy Cross
  • Colour : Tan with white
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Additional Info : Muss is a 3-4 year old Staffy Cross and is full of personality. He has a beautiful coat and is a very respectful dog.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Dog

Lisa

Found on 16 April 2024

  • Breed : Domestic Cat
  • Colour : Silver Tabby
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Additional Info : Lisa is a female short hair tabby. Lisa is just under a year old, she is very toy happy and loves to have playtime with a family willing to give her a chance.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Cat

Goober

Found on 16 April 2024

  • Breed : Mastiff Cross
  • Colour : White
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Additional Info : Goober is a young Mastiff Cross who loves a good pat. He is very playful and also super obedient making him a fantastic family dog.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Dog

Scruff - Wolfhound Cross

Found on 12 February 2024

  • Breed : Wolfhound Cross
  • Colour : Tan
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : No
  • Additional Info : Scruff is a magnificent Wolfhound cross, aged between 3-4 years old. He may be slow to open up, but once he does, he shows affection. He is very observant and calm around other dogs. Scruff loves nothing more then having a ball thrown around.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Dog

Cleo

Found on 05 February 2024

  • Breed : Domestic Cat
  • Colour : Tortoiseshell
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Additional Info : Cleo is a enthusiastic medium hair calico, who is around 2-3 years old. Cleo is a great house cat who loves to relax and lounge about. She keeps to herself mostly but will make for a loving addition to a small family.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Cat

Macy

Found on 05 February 2024

  • Breed : Domestic Cat
  • Colour : Tortoiseshell
  • Sex : Female
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Additional Info : Macy is gentle tortoiseshell cat under a year old. She is full of affection and loves to be held with a good pat on the side. She would make for a perfect house cat.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Cat

Mars

Found on 05 February 2024

  • Breed : Domestic Cat
  • Colour : Ginger
  • Sex : Male
  • Desexed : Yes
  • Additional Info : Mars is a lovely short hair ginger cat. He is just under a year old. He is a fairly reserved cat but with time and the right family he will thrive.
  • Available for Adoption : Yes

Tagged as: Cat

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Adoption Costs

There are minimal fees associated with adoption however prospective owners need to comply with the Companion Animals Act. Please contact us to discuss costs.

 

What to do if you find a lost or stray animal?

If you find a lost dog or cat wearing a collar or tag, please contact its owner first.

If the owner cannot be contacted, contact Council on 6540 1100 to arrange drop off or discuss pick up options. Alternatively, you can take the lost cat or dog to your nearest vet.