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Animal Shelter

Opening hours and contact information, dogs and cats for sale, lost and found pets, impounded animals, how to volunteer.

Animal Microchipping and Registration

Microchipping and lifetime registration rules for cats and dogs. Register your dog or cat online with us.

Animal Change of Details (death of animal, change of owner or address)

Report change of animal details to us online.

Why Do Dogs Bark? and How You Can Prevent Excessive Barking

Find out why dogs bark and how you can prevent excessive barking.

How to Report a Barking Dog

How to report a barking dog.

Dog Attack

Report a dog attack to us as soon as possible.

Dangerous or Menacing Dogs and Restricted Breeds

Council has the authority to declare dogs to be dangerous, menacing or a restricted breed. Penalties for non-compliance with declarations apply.

Roaming Cats

When a cat is considered to be a nuisance and when you can report it to us.

Keeping Chickens

Information about keeping chickens on residential properties.

Native Wildlife

Native animals including Grey Headed Flying Fox (bat), Snakes, Possums and Magpies. Injured wildlife should be reported to WIRES.


Monitoring of flying-fox populations is ongoing. Let us know if you observe a flying-fox.

Feral Animals

Information about feral animals, what to do and council control programs.

Veterinary Information

Veterinary Information, vet

Selling or giving away a dog or cat? The rules have changed

From 1 July 2019, anyone advertising kittens, cats, puppies or dogs for sale or to give away needs to include an identification number.

Companion Animal Legislation

Companion animal, legislation, dog, cat, annual permit, permit, dog permit, cat permit, dog and cat permit, dog and cat annual permit

Change of owner of animal Change of address of animal Report It - Animals (lost, found, aggressive, attacking, dead, feral) Animal Lifetime Registration Animal Microchipping and Registration

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