Pets and animals
Find out everything you need to know about keeping animals in the City of Maribyrnong.
Have you lost your cat or dog?
Any animals collected in the City of Maribyrnong are housed by the Lost Dogs Home in North Melbourne.
The Domestic Animals Act 1994
The Domestic Animals Act 1994 requires all Victorian Councils to prepare a four yearly Domestic Animal Management Plan(DOCX, 651KB) (DAM Plan). The legislation requirements that a DAM Plan outline the programs, services and strategies that Council intends to pursue in relation to domestic animal issues.
Some examples of wildlife in this municipality include echidnas, possums, platypus, seals, frogs, kookaburras, cockatoos, galahs, lorikeets, snakes, lizards and foxes.