Dangerous or nuisance animals

Dangerous or nuisance animals

What to do if you see wandering pets or livestock, dangerous or barking dogs and information about pest animal control.

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Native and pest animals

Help us to record and protect our native wildlife, and control pest animals in the shire.

Barking dogs

Advice for owners of barking dogs and affected neighbours.

Animals at large

Wandering livestock and pets can pose a danger to public safety. Protect your animals and avoid impoundment fees and fines by keeping them secured on your property.

Dangerous dogs

Laws in Victoria for menacing, dangerous or restricted breed dogs are strict and give Council powers to impound or even destroy your dog in certain circumstances.