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Lost and found pets

Unfortunately our furbabies can go missing from time to time. Here are a few tips to help in the event of this happening:


  • Social media has become one of the fastest ways to track down a lost pet.  List your pet on our NP Vet Group Lost and Found Pet page here.
  • Lost Pet Finders
  • Call New Plymouth Vet Group on (06) 758 4006 to alert us.  Providing us with a good description and include details such as their microchip number, collar, and tag if they have wear one.  Also, the area you are located and a contact phone number.
  • If you are missing your dog you can call the New Plymouth District Council on (06) 759 6060 and register your dog as lost.
  • Contact the local SPCA on (06) 7582053
  • It is also a great idea to list your pet on which is a great lost and found website within New Zealand.
  • Trade Me is another tool you can utilise – click here.


  • You can bring any animal into the New Plymouth Vet Group so we can check for a microchip identification, and let us know you have found a pet.
  • Posting the found pet to our NP Vet Group Lost and Found Pet page here.
  • Call the local council on (06) 759 6060 to advise them you have found a dog.  They may be able to track down the owner if the dog is wearing a registration tag.
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