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Dog Ban: An Affront To Responsible Dog Owners

Friday, 23 September 2005, 9:13 am | DOG

“The decision by the Auckland City Council last night to endorse the recommendations of the Hearings Panel and ban all dogs from Tahuna Torea Reserve is a victory for the anti-dog lobby and is grossly unfair to responsible dog owners.” says Dog Owners ... More >>

Warnings on dog offences welcomed

Monday, 20 September 2004, 2:35 pm | DOG

DOG (Dog Owners Group) President Dr Cathy Casey said today she was pleased that after 17 months of lobbying by responsible dog owners, the Council has at last seen its way to instruct Animal Control Services to issue warnings for nine offences. More >>

Has Auckland City Council Broken Law over Dogs?

Monday, 5 July 2004, 8:07 pm | DOG

Auckland City Council may be in breach of the law in failing to send out copies of its new draft dog bylaw and draft dog policy to registered dog owners, says DOG (Dog Owners Group) President Dr Cathy Casey. The matter has come to light as a result ... More >>

Dog Owners Face Off Against Auckland City Council

Thursday, 10 June 2004, 8:31 am | DOG

Angry Auckland dog owners faced Auckland City Council at an Annual Plan meeting on Wednesday night to demand that Council rescind its “zero tolerance” policy with respect to dog bylaw infringements. The policy that was recently supported by the ... More >>

No Relief In Sight For City Dog Owners

Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 12:51 am | DOG

Auckland dog owners are to continue to be issued with $500 instant fines without a warning if they have their dog off leash in a public place. More >>

Dog Owners Support Council Blitz

Wednesday, 7 April 2004, 1:54 pm | DOG

DOG (Dog Owners Group) President Dr Cathy Casey is applauding moves by Auckland City Council’s animal control officers to crack down on unregistered dogs in Glen Innes. More >>

Dog Owners Angry at Fee Hike

Friday, 12 March 2004, 9:22 am | DOG

A dog owners group representing more than 700 dog owners in Auckland says the Auckland City Council’s increase in dog registration fees penalises responsible dog owners and will do nothing to control the estimated 2,000 dogs in Auckland which are not ... More >>

Auckland Dog Owners Oppose Fee Hike

Wednesday, 18 February 2004, 8:20 am | DOG

A dog owners group representing more than 600 dog owners in Auckland is opposing the proposed increase in dog registration fees to be voted on at the Council’s Works Committee tomorrow (18 February). More >>

DOG To Work With Council

Tuesday, 18 November 2003, 3:07 pm | DOG

A Council working party has been set up which will include members of DOG (Dog Owners Group) to work through the issues which sparked the weekend’s mass dog protest in Queen Street. More >>

DOG Protest March Hits Auckland Billboards

Friday, 14 November 2003, 4:13 pm | DOG

Support for Sunday's dog protest march from has come with the donation of two billboards from a DOG member with support from an Auckland design company and Oggi Billboards. More >>

Protest: Auckland Dogs To Take To The Streets

Thursday, 6 November 2003, 8:53 am | DOG

Auckland dogs and their families are being called to march up Auckland’s Queen Street to Aotea Square at 10.30am on Sunday 16 November. Organisers say the “Barkfest” is to register the concern of many dog owners about the City Council’s impending decisions ... More >>

Select Committee Changes Don't go Far Enough

Thursday, 16 October 2003, 1:50 pm | DOG

A delegation from DOG (Dog Owners Group) representing 600 Auckland dog owners have been lobbying against the proposed Local Government Law Reform Bill (no 2), saying it would penalise responsible owners. More >>

Dog Owners Group Opposes New Law

Monday, 8 September 2003, 8:42 am | DOG

A delegation from DOG (Dog Owners Group) representing 600 Auckland dog owners today spoke strongly against the new dog bill and called for uniformity in policing of the current dog control legislation. More >>

City Dog Owners Urged To Speak Up

Tuesday, 19 August 2003, 10:24 am | DOG

Auckland dog owners are being urged to speak up for their right to exercise their dogs off leash in local parks. DOG (Dog Owners Group) President Dr Cathy Casey says that all dog owners must tell their local Community Board now why they need off leash ... More >>

Who Is Making The Final Decisions On Dogs?

Friday, 8 August 2003, 3:13 pm | DOG

President of DOG (Dog Owners Group), Dr Cathy Casey is calling on the Auckland City Council to clarify who is making the final decisions about where dogs can go off leash in the city. This week, Auckland City Council is advertising a list of off-leash ... More >>

Council Warns Off Dog Protesters

Wednesday, 16 July 2003, 4:09 pm | DOG

If the ‘Family Dog Day Out’ being organised by an Auckland Dog Owners in Western Park this Sunday is a ‘public assembly’ it is illegal, according to a City Council Manager. The mass dog walk has been organised by DOG (a group representing over 500 ... More >>

Dog Celebrates 500 Members!

Thursday, 3 July 2003, 10:06 am | DOG

A dog owners group (DOG) recently set up to battle for the rights of dog owners in Auckland has reached 500 members in just three weeks. President Cathy Casey says that most have people have joined up on line through their new website More >>