Find out everything you need to know about keeping animals in the City of Maribyrnong.
Any animals collected in the City of Maribyrnong are housed by the Lost Dogs Home in North Melbourne.
If your pet is over the age of three months, it must be registered with Council.
A dangerous dog is one that has caused serious or multiple bite injuries, or is is trained for guarding and attacking.Restricted breed dogs are defined as dogs that fit the Victorian approved standard.
Beyond registering and microchipping your pet, please make sure they are happy and healthy, and don't cause a nuisance for your neighbours.
From cats and dogs, to pigeons and poultry - find out how many animals you can keep at your property before you need a special permit.
Please immediately report a dog that causes injury or endangers the health of another animal or person. You can also report animals that cause a nuisance by continually wandering or barking.
How to report a found cat or dog to us.
Pet registrations are renewed annually. Renewal fees are due 10 April each year.
Council removes dead animals from public places. Council does not pick up dead animals from a private property.
Some examples of native wildlife in this municipality include echidnas, possums, platypus, seals, frogs, kookaburras, cockatoos, galahs, lorikeets, snakes and lizards.
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