Animal Management Strategy

Council has developed an Animal Management Strategy in accordance with the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008, and to align with the directives of Council's Corporate Plan 2017-2021.

The strategy seeks to ensure that the needs of animals and their owners are addressed, and promotes responsible pet ownership in the community. Pet owners have a responsibility to ensure that their legislative obligations are met when owning a pet. The strategy aims to identify a list of objectives to support and promote ongoing care and management of animals in the region.