Victoria’s Chief Health Officer announced modest easing of restrictions from 28 September, 2021.Restrictions on outdoor social interaction and gatherings, outdoor exercise and the distance people can travel from their home are still in place, with some changes.
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.
Snakes can be found throughout many areas across the Yarra Ranges, particularly during the warmer months. Find out how to stay safe around snakes and what to do if you see one.
Find information about the fees associated with various animal permits including pet registrations and running an animal business.
Find the manual check in code for your local playground
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Find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine