Report a Dog Attack

If you are in danger or require emergency assistance, please contact 000.

To report a dog attack, please complete the below form.

To help us identify and locate the attacking dog and their owner, please include as many known details.

Please upload any supporting evidence of the incident, such as:

  • Photos of the attacking dog
  • Photos of any injuries sustained to any person or animal
  • Vet report detailing any injuries
  • Doctor's report detailing any injuries

After lodging your report, you will receive an acknowledgement email and our rangers will urgently investigate the matter.

*denotes mandatory field

Your Details
Attacking Dog Details
E.g. Colour of dog collar, vehicle registration of owner.
Incident Details
If you are in danger or require emergency assistance, please contact 000.
Please provide details of the dog attack and any known victim or witness contact information.
Evidence of Incident

Privacy Statement

We will use the information to investigate the reported dog attack and where applicable, take enforcement action.

Intended recipients: Authorised City of Newcastle Officers.

Supply: The information supplied will support the investigation of the dog attack, and where applicable, enforcement action.

Consequence of non-provision: It is the individual's discretion whether to report a dog attack to City of Newcastle.

Storage and security: Information will be stored in accordance with City of Newcastle’s Records Management Policy.

Access: Contact us by phone on (02) 4974 2000 or attend the City Administration Centre.