Owning a pet can be great fun. It brings many rewards and pets can be a very important part of life. Pet ownership comes with responsibilities. There are laws for pet owners that aim to protect your pet's health and safety, the environment, and other people.
View our map to find places you can take your dog for exercise, and follow the rules signposted at those areas.
Pet owners are responsible for their animals' wellbeing and the impact their pet has on the community and environment.
What to do when your pet is missing, if you've found a pet or a stray animal, where the pound is, how and when to notify Council, and how to get in touch with Council rangers.
Lifetime registration, permits and microchipping are required by law. Desexing is not required, but can have benefits for your pet's health and care.
Dog owners are responsible for ensuring their dog does not create a nuisance by barking excessively. Find out why dogs bark and how to manage them in different situations.
What it means for a dog to be declared dangerous or menacing, the requirements for owners of declared dangerous or menacing dogs, and possible penalties.
Responsible cat ownership, prevent your cat from wandering, confine your cat at night and frequently asked questions and answers.
Find out if you can keep roosters and chickens on your property, rules about how to keep them, and what you can do if you experience health or noise related issues.
Addresses and contact details of some Eurobodalla veterinary surgeries.
Common questions about microchipping, registration, and what to do if you change your address or your pet passes away, current lifetime registration fees.
The plan aims to encourage responsible pet ownership and management of pets to the benefit of pets, the pet owner, the broader community and the environment.
If you have any questions about lost, found or impounded animals, or need more information about pet ownership, contact Council's rangers:
T: 4474 1019
E: Council rangers