Council’s pound is operated under an agreement with Friends of the Animals and is known as Mareeba Animal Refuge and is situated on Adil Road Mareeba.¬† Mareeba Animal Refuge¬† is currently run and managed by Jennifer Walsh, who has many years’ experience in the care of animals.

For more information, visit the Mareeba Animal Refuge website.

Stray animals are taken to the refuge, if owners cannot be identified or contacted. Animals must be reclaimed within three working days and will only be released after full payment of impounding and sustenance fees. All dogs must be registered prior to release.

If you have lost an animal or would like to arrange a viewing of dogs in the refuge please contact Council.