Before you go away, take the time to think about what will happen to your animals while you’re gone.
Plan ahead and ensure you have a good solution for your pets or stock animals, especially during the warm summer period. Wairoa District Council’s Animal Control Department often receives calls from concerned members of the public regarding animals left alone, without water or shelter, often for days on end. Here are some tips that can help you prepare for your trip:
In case there’s no option but to leave your pet alone for a day or two, ask someone to check in on them at least once a day. Make sure they always have water and shelter!
If you would like more information the team is always happy to help. Head over to www.wairoadc.govt.nz or phone the Council 24/7 number 06 838 7309.
19 December 2022
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