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Find out everything you need to know about pets and animals in Maribyrnong City Council.
Find information about being a responsible pet owner and what the legal obligations are for pet owners.
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.
Use this online application form to register your pet.
Update your pet registration details online.
Pet registrations are renewed annually. Renewal fees are due 10 April each year.
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.
Please immediately report a dog that causes injury or endangers the health of a person or another animal
How to find a missing cat or dog or to report a found one to us
You can report dogs or cats that cause a nuisance
Some examples of wildlife in this municipality include echidnas, possums, platypus, seals, frogs, kookaburras, cockatoos, galahs, lorikeets, snakes, lizards and foxes.
Council removes deceased animals from public places. Council does not pick up deceased animals from a private property.
The DAM Plan guides the way Council performs its duties to ensure safe and responsible pet ownership, and outlines how domestic animals are managed within the City.