Animal shelter opening hours and location

Animal shelter opening hours and location
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Read about Canterbury-Bankstown Animal Shelter and the services they offer. Animal Shelter Opening Hours Location Rossmore Veterinary Hospital offers a shelter service which houses dogs and cats that have been found straying or have been seized. The hospital seeks new homes for animals that cannot be returned to their owners. Pets and Animals Pet registration; Resident


Canterbury-Bankstown Animal Shelter is an independent specialist facility contracted by Council, to receive dogs found straying, or have been seized in our City. It seeks new homes for animals that cannot be returned to their owners.

Dogs and cats may also be surrendered to the shelter but only under specific circumstances, and by prior arrangement.

​Location and operating hours

Canterbury-Bankstown Animal Shelter

651 Bringelly Road

Phone number:  0437 637 849
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Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday:  9.00am – 5.00pm

  • Saturday & Sunday:  9.00am – 4.00pm

  • Public Holidays:  Closed

​Rehoming service

Prior to rehoming, dogs and cats are desexed, lifetime registered, vaccinated and microchipped. They also leave the shelter with a collar and tag. The shelter has a wide range of dogs and cats for sale and all are temperament tested.

The shelter operates under a 'low euthanise' practice. Every attempt is made to rehome all animals suitable for adoption. Euthanising is a last resort and only if the dog or cat is assessed to be a danger to the community or has an illness that adversely affects its quality of life.

Adopt a pet

Visit the Canterbury-Bankstown Animal Shelter Facebook page for more information.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.