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Lost pets

Moonee Valley's Animal Management team aims to reunite lost, unidentifiable pets with their owners.

We use our Facebook page to post domestic animals we have found that cannot be identified.

All pets featured are housed at The Lost Dogs Home.

Pet registration

cat and dog sitting

All cats and dogs over the age of three months must be microchipped and registered with us. Pet registrations must be renewed by 10 April each year.

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Responsible pet ownership

Owner with dog

Some tips and advice that will help you look after your pet responsibly, as well as what to do if your pet goes missing.

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Dog ownership

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Information regarding owning and caring for your dog in Moonee Valley.

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Barking dogs

Barking dog
Barking is a natural behaviour for dogs, but excessive barking can annoy and cause friction between neighbours. If your neighbour's dog is barking excessively, you can try approaching... Read more about Barking dogs

Dog attacks

Dog barking

Information regarding dog attacks - an attack may involve the dog rushing, chasing or biting another animal or person.

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Cat ownership

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Information regarding owning and caring for your cat in Moonee Valley.

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Additional animals


You can keep a limited number of animals on your property without obtaining a permit.

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Lost pets

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All dogs and cats picked up within Moonee Valley are taken to The Lost Dogs Home.

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Domestic animal businesses

Cat and dog
All domestic animal businesses must be registered with us. Read more about Domestic animal businesses

Domestic Animal Management Plan

Domestic Animal Management Plan

The Domestic Animal Management Plan delivers a plan of action for the way we manage companion animals in Moonee Valley, namely cats and dogs.

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