Animals and Pets

We recognise the important role pets play in the lives of their owners, the families they live with and, through positive social interactions, the local community.

  • Keep Track of Best Mate Program

    Keep Track of Your Best Mate 2017

    AlburyCity Council and RSPCA Albury have partnered to provide subsidised free microchipping and registration and subsidised desexing of cats and dogs.

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    New pets

    When you bring a new pet into your home, get them off to the right start. That means making sure they’re registered, microchipped and desexed.

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    Your pet and the community

    Find out how to make sure your pets are valued members of the community.

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    Responsible pet ownership

    For everyone’s safety and wellbeing, we enforce a range of regulations for dog and cat owners. These include registration, rules about barking dogs, and restrictions on dangerous dogs.

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    Off-leash areas

    Every dog needs the freedom to exercise and socialise with others. That’s why we provide five designated off-leash areas where your dog can run and play safely without endangering or annoying other people.

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    Lost and found animals

    For various reasons, pets can take off. Find out what you can do to be reunited with your best friend.

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    Complaints about pets

    Most complaints we receive are about barking and roaming dogs or roaming cats. Find out what you can do to resolve this problem.

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    Adopt a pet

    Adopt, don't shop. If you're thinking of bringing a new dog or cat into your home, check out the animals waiting to be adopted at various animal rescue operators.

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    Chickens, pigs and other farm animals

    There are legal standards and obligations to ensure that if you have chickens, pigs or other animals you must keep them in the best possible conditions for their well-being and your neighbours' comfort.

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    Native wildlife

    Information and tips on what to do if you find injured native wildlife, how to deal with snakes and keeping native animals as pets.

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  • Animal Shelter

    Animal rescue services & shelters

    Rescue services and shelters do important work for animals in our community.

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    How do I manage a fine?

    Information about how to pay a penalty infringement notice or lodge an appeal against a fine.

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