Lost Animals

Council works in partnership with the City of Ballarat Animal Shelter and the Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS) to provide safe refuge to lost pets.

 A black cat

If your pet is missing,  contact Council on 1300 363 036 (free from within the Shire) or 5220 7111 to find out if Officers have collected your pet.


  • Residents in the north of the Shire who are concerned about a missing pet can contact the Ballarat Animal Shelter on 5334 2075.

  • Residents in the south of the Shire who are concerned about a lost pet can contact the Geelong Animal Welfare Society (GAWS) in Geelong on 5248 2091.

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