The COVID stage 4 lockdown has ended, however, some modified restrictions remain in place, including limits on social gatherings and wearing masks in some indoor settings, or wherever you can't socially distance.
Register your pet, update or cancel a registration.
Find information on desexing regulations for your pet and how to access the pet desexing voucher scheme.
You may require a permit if you want to keep certain animals. Find out more and apply for a permit.
Information on what to do if you have lost or found an animal.
If you foster cats and dogs in Victoria, can now apply to become a Voluntarily Enrolled Foster Carer (VEFC). Find out more.
Read more about responsible pet ownership and things to keep in mind when responsible for an animal including exercise and off lead areas, the cat curfew, barking dogs and keeping backyard chickens.
There is currently no evidence that animals play a role in the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus or that animals become sick. However, there are still things animal owners can do to care for themselves and their animals. Agriculture Victoria has set up a webpage with information for owners.
Domestic animal businesses operating in Yarra Ranges are required to be registered with Council and must comply with the relevant code of practice.
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.