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Dogs’ Day Out

For everyone involved in the trial with Hamilton and Hutt City Councils, we are holding a Dog’s Day Out on the first weekend in November. Hamilton dog owners – Saturday 3 November at Dominion Park in Nawton. There’ll be three separate sessions – one for small dogs (11.30am to 12.30pm),… Read more

Dog owners embrace state of the art technology

Kim Savage,


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Hamilton hounds to feature in new tag technology trial

Belinda Feek,

NZ Herald

Lost dogs could be identified and rescued without people having to put themselves at risk if a pilot programme trialling new dog tag technology is successful. The technology, Doggone, is to be trialled in Hamilton next month. It could be rolled out nationwide, replacing the current plastic ownership tags system,… Read more

Callaghan Innovation Grant Confirmed

Callaghan Innovation, the Government agency supporting hi-tech businesses in New Zealand, formally recognised the potential of Doggone earlier this week in the form of an innovation Start-Up Grant.  The grant is a contribution toward the R&D associated with the ground-breaking Doggone App.

New technology trailed to help find lost dogs


Lost dogs in Hamilton could be a thing of the past if a new initiative is successful The Hamilton City Council in partnership with a new dog tag technology, Doggone, are trialling a system to help reunite dog owners with their lost dogs easily and quickly. Dog owners in Nawton, Grandview Heights… Read more

Hamilton First to Channel Bluetooth Dog Tags

Scoop Media

Hamilton will be the first city in New Zealand to trial a new dog tag technology, Doggone, designed to help reunite dog owners with their lost dogs easily and quickly. Dog owners in Nawton, Grandview Heights and parts of Dinsdale are invited to take part in the free trial to… Read more

Doggone announces trial with Hamilton and Hutt City Councils

Two of the country’s largest councils are to trial Doggone among up to 2,000 dog owners. The trials will run for a 3-month period commencing October 2018 and are open to dog owners within Nawton, Grandview Heights and Dinsdale in Hamilton City, and Stokes Valley in Hutt City. These suburbs… Read more

Tracy Austin recognised by business community

Founder and CEO of Doggone, Tracy Austin, has been recognised for her innovation and business acumen in developing Doggone – a disrupter of a long-standing process – that is set to revolutionise the dog registration process as we know it through the heightened level of safety and efficiency that modern… Read more

Doggone vigilant around privacy compliance

Doggone’s purpose in collecting personal information from dog owners is to help registered dog owners (you) find their lost dogs; and help Councils with their dog registration and dog control activities. In doing so, Doggone is committed to the protection of your personal privacy and has gone to great lengths… Read more