Find out about Registration, Local Law, Barking Dogs, Exercise Areas, Socialisation, Lost or Strays, Wandering Dogs, Dog Attacks...
Having a dog in your life can be a wonderful experience. You will need to spend time exercising and training your dog. To keep it in good health you will also need to have regular visits to the vet to keep vaccinations up to date. You will also be required to have your dog licensed by your local Authority.
As well as all of this, you also have many legal responsibilities that you must comply with to ensure responsible dog ownership.
Following is detailed information relating to your requirements under the Dog Act 1976 plus additional information that you may find useful on how to be a responsible dog owner.
Dogs - Local Law 2010
Dog Registration is compulsory - find out how
Dog microchipping is compulsory - find out how
It is your responsibility to ensure that your dog is not creating a Nuisance by Barking excessively.
Responsibility, warning signs & restricted breed regulations
Necessary to contact the Rangers directly to report the incident
Specific areas have been provided by the Shire to exercise your dog off its leash
Make sure that your dog is not able to wander off your property
Approval from the council is required for more than 2 dogs
What to do if you have lost a pet or find a stray animal