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Lost and found pets

Find out how you can locate your lost pet or what you can do if you find a stray animal in the City of Whittlesea.


wat djerring Animal Facility

Location: 20 Companion Place, Epping (previously known as Pound Road)

Phone: 8401 6200


Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am–4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am–4pm
  • Wednesday: 12pm–6.30pm
  • Thursday: 10am–4pm
  • Friday: 10am–4pm
  • Weekends and public holidays: 10am–2pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday.

Collecting your pet from the pound

You can collect your lost pet from the pound for a fee during opening hours (you'll need to bring proof of your pet's current animal registration to have your pet released).

Found a lost or stray pet

If you find or see a stray or roaming animal please contact us on 9217 2170 for advice on what you should do.

Outside business hours our services are limited to;

  • attending to injured domestic animals,
  • responding to dog attacks,
  • attending to livestock on public roads and
  • contained (not wandering) dogs between 8:30 am – 6 pm.

For more information, including Frequently Asked Questions visit here