The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page contains answers to commonly raised queries about the services offered by Moorabool Shire Council. Use the category dropdown to filter FAQs or enter keywords to search all FAQs.
Dog and cat registration fees assist in funding vital animal management services throughout the community including:
Council’s Community Safety team respond to reports of livestock wandering onto Council roads.
To report livestock on a Council road, please call Customer Service.
If outside business hours, please call the Community Safety Emergency line on 0400 501 696.
To report livestock on a VicRoads managed road (eg) call 13 11 70, 24 hours a day.
In an emergency, you can always call the Police on 000.
Yes. Contact Customer Service or visit us and a replacement tag will be issued for a fee of $4.60.
If you are registering your cat and dog for the first time you will need to visit Council in person.
Remember to bring evidence that your dog or cat is microchipped and any supporting information (eg. Desexing certificate etc) that may qualify you for a reduced registration fee.
Registration renewals can be paid in person, BPay or Post Bill Pill Pay.
If your dog or cat meets one or more of the following you will be eligible for a reduced fee.
If the dog or cat is:
Applicable organisations are:
Approved organisations - Obedience Training are:
To qualify for a reduced registration fee you must provide documentary proof.
Pensioner discount only applies to current full Pensioner Concession Card, Department Veteran Affairs TPI or War Widow card holders.
Contact Customer Service so they can lodge a lost pet report.
The Customer Service will ask you to provide as much information as possible, such as a descripition, when last seen and if registered and microchipped.
If your dog rushes at or chases someone, you may be fined, and your dog declared as a menacing dog. Legally dogs must kept under effective control at all times and be kept on leash except at designated off leash areas.
Council’s Community Safety team takes dog attacks very seriously and encourages the reporting of them.
Officers will need the following information:
To make a dog attack report, please contact us.
All pounds and shelters in Victoria must comply with the State Government code of practice. The code outlines how these facilities are to operate, including the mandatory holding time for stray animals.
For more information http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/domestic-animal-businesses/shelters-and-pounds
If you pet is impounded, fees apply prior to release.
You may also be liable for infringements, for your pet being at large and if it isn’t registered with Council.