Find a Lost or Impounded Animal Find a Lost or Impounded Animal

Any animal found wandering at large (not under the effective control of a person) in a public place or on a private property can be impounded by an authorised officer with the approval of the private property occupier.

Animals found wandering at large can be delivered to the pound strictly by prior arrangement with Council. Authorised officers are not obliged to accept custody of an animal wandering at large on private property.

Animals Currently Impounded

Animals are held until 5pm on the 'available until' date specified below. 

Pound ID: Impound 4856

Animal: Wolfhound X

Sex: Female

Found: Warrego Highway

Date found: 21/05/2017

Available Until: 25/05/2017

Pound ID: 4866

Animal: Poodle type

Sex: Male

Found: Charles Street, Roma

Date found: 26/05/2017

Available Until: 2/05/2017


Animals Available For Adoption

Animals are held until 5pm on the 'available until' date specified below.

Pound ID: Impound 4855

Animal Type: Stumpy tailed cattle dog

Colour: Black & White

Sex: Male

Available until: 31/05/2017

This little boy is incredibly affectionate and loves nothing more than a cuddle!

With a boisterous personality, he is still young and would benefit from some basic training.

He would make a great addition to any family looking for the ‘pawfect’ pet!

Pound ID: Impound 4862

Animal: Border Collie

Sex: Female

Available Until: 2/05/2017

Meet Myia - a beautiful 5 year old collie looking for her forever home.

Although a friendly lass, Myia can be unsure of new environments.

She is a good worker and would be happy back on the land, however she would also be a great addition to any family ready to give her regular exercise and attention. 

Pound ID: 4859

Animal: Arab type

Sex: Male

Available Until: 2/05/2017

Here is a playful boy that just loves pats and attention!

An athletic fellow, it is recommended that his new family have a secure yard.

While he is friendly with others, a ‘meet and greet’ is always encouraged prior to adoption if you have an existing dog.

Excellent on a lead and able to follow basic commands, this pooch is sure to make one family very happy! 


Reclaiming an Animal From the Pound

Impounded animals are held at the pound for a period of three working days, or five working days if microchipped and/or registered. If you believe a dog being held at Roma Pound belongs to you, please contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 007 662.

Relevant release, registration, microchipping and/or sustenance fees may be charged. Payment for release may be made at the Roma Customer Service Centre between 8.20am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Collection times are 3pm - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday only, at the Community Hub, 57 Bungil Street, Roma.

Receipt of payment must be presented to Council's authorised officer at the time of collection.

Adopting an Animal From the Pound

Persons interested in adopting a dog currently being held in the pound should register their interest at a Council Customer Service Centre.  Animals are held for five days from the time they have passed a temperament test.

To ensure the best start for your new pet, the adoption fee includes microchipping, desexing and registration.  All relevant fees are to be paid prior to release from the pound.

If you are interested in adopting a dog from the Roma Pound contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 007 662.

Pound Fees and Charges

Costs associated with releasing or adopting animals from Council's pounds can be found in the Fees and Charges Schedule.