Pets & Animals

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Animal Exercise Areas

Council has three designated areas to exercise your dog off leash at any time of the day, including swimming areas. The law requires that your …

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Dangerous and Restricted Animals

Dangerous Dogs If a dog has caused or is likely to cause serious injury to a person or animal then council may declare the dog …

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FAQs for Dog Owners

If you have questions, we have answers. The following list is a compilation of  the most Frequently Asked Questions about Dog Ownership in Devonport How …

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Farm Animals

Devonport City Council has no by-laws at present regarding the prohibition of keeping farm animals. All animals should be well housed and not be a …

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Kennel Licencing

Under the Dog Control Act 2000 you are required to apply for a Kennel Licence if you intend to keep: More than two dogs over …

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Lost or Found Animals

Should you find a lost animal or your animal becomes lost, please contact either Devonport City Council on 03 6424 0511, the Dogs Home of …

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Nuisance Animals

What You Can Do About Nuisance Animals Council can assist residents if they have issues with nuisance animals, this includes smell or noise.  Should you …

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Registering Your Dog

Dogs are required to be registered with Council once they are six (6) months old. The easiest way to register your dog is in person …

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Your Obligations

Your Obligations With Regard to Pets Pets are an important aspect to many parts of the community, however as a pet owner you have an …

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