NEW DOG BREEDER LEGISLATION With the new dog breeder legislation that commenced on Friday 26 May 2017, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) has developed the following fact sheets and documents to assist local government officers and members of the public:
Being a pet owner is extremely rewarding, but it is also a big responsibility. As well as caring for a companion animal, owners are responsible for their pet’s behaviour, registration and general well-being.
On the following pages you'll find information on owning domestic pets like cats and dogs. There's also a rundown of lost animals, pound facilities, feral animals and the legal requirements of registering your pets.