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Aggression in Dogs
Given the right circumstances, all dogs have the capacity to be aggressive.
Never pat a dog that's wandering the streets.
Where local councils use the money received from dog registration.
Registration and Rebates
The Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 provides two options for dog registration, the registration of individual dogs or the registration of a business with appropriate rebates.
Fireworks, Thunderstorms and Parties
How can I protect my dog?
My dog is noisy. Owner and council responsibilities
Kids and Dogs
Selecting the right breed of dog for your circumstance, family and home and learning how to behave.
Natural Pet Care for Dogs
The herb Fennel can be used effectively for the prevention of fleas on dogs.
Owning a pet Greyhound
Specific Greyhound owner responsibilities under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.
The Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 prescribes certain dog breeds. Legal requirements and safeguards for the owners of prescribed breeds.
Dog Control Orders
Councils may issue Nuisance Dog, Menacing Dog, Dangerous Dog, Destruction or Prohibition Orders under certain circumstances.
Dogs & Microchips
The Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 requires that councils provide rebates on registration fees for dogs that are micro-chipped.
“Special Circumstances” dogs
There are certain groups of dogs which receive special consideration under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.
Desexing Your Dog
Desexing is beneficial to your dog, to you and to the community.
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- If you see a dog with its owner, always ask the owner for permission to pat the dog. Allow the dog to sniff the back of your hand first. If it is happy to be patted, it will sniff your hand and move towards you. You can then stroke the dog under its chin.
Why is your dog a Good Dog?
"Pincher is trained and obeys each command, He's never unkind and just licks my hand" Douglas