Injured or dead animals

Injured animals

If you find an injured domestic animal or livestock, call our rangers on (03) 5422 0333 for advice or assistance. Do not try to help the animal yourself as the animal may be in pain and will be unpredictable.

Injured wildlife

Report injured wildlife to Wildlife Victoria on 1300 094 535.

Dead animals

Dead animals are handled by either VicRoads or Council dependant on the location. 

Dead cattle, sheep or horses that are on a road can be a life-threatening danger to motorists and must be reported immediately. If you see a dead animal in a location that may be dangerous to other people call the Police on Triple zero (000). 

You can also report dead animals to us on (03) 5422 0333.