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Lithgow Animal Shelter

Lithgow Animal Shelter is located off Geordie Street (Tip Road), Lithgow.

Access to the Lithgow Animal Shelter is limited to appointment only.

Please contact Council on 02 6354 9999 Monday-Friday to arrange an appointment with Council Officers to surrender, collect or view animals the day prior to attendance to avoid disappointment and refusal of entry.

Lost animals can be left in the drop-boxes provided and are open 24 hours.

All release fees must be paid before the release of your animal. No cash is accepted at the Animal Shelter. All payments must be made by Eftpos or Credit Card only.

For all enquires please phone Council’s customer service on 02 6354 9999.


Where do I get my dog or cat micro-chipped and/or desexed?

Lithgow Veterinary Hospital 
239 Main Street, Lithgow NSW 2790
Ph: 02 6351 3269

Hartley Valley Vets 
5 Baaners Lane, Hartley NSW 2790
Ph: 02 6355 2272

Bathurst Central Animal Hospital
90 Rankin Street, Bathurst NSW 2795
Ph: 02 6332 5800


Rescue groups that support Lithgow City Council’s Animal Shelter

Domestic Animal Birth-Control Cooperative Society Ltd (DABS) – www.dabs.org.au

DoggieRescue.com – www.doggierescue.com

German Shepherd Rescue New South Wales – www.petrescue.com.au/groups/10411/German-Shepherd-Rescue-New-South-Wales

Hearts for Animals Inc. – www.heartsforanimalsinc.com

Maggie’s Rescue – www.maggiesrescue.org

Pound Patrol Rescue – www.poundpatrolrescue.com

RSPCA Central West – www.rspcansw.org.au/who-we-are/locations/shelters/orange-shelter

RSPCA Blue Mountains – www.rspcansw.org.au/who-we-are/locations/shelters/blue-mountains-shelter-katoomba

Wally’s Dog Rescue – www.petrescue.com.au/groups/10247


Pets available for adoption

Please click the following link to see animals available for adoption.

Lithgow City Council – PetRescue

Lithgow City Council’s Rehoming Organisation Number is R251000163.


Pets available for adoption