Cairns Regional Council have has launched a new, wide-reaching animal management program to address the estimated 8250 animal-related complaints received each year. The program is initially focusing on nuisance barking and dog attacks and will be looking at all areas of animal management in the near future.
The program is packed full of educational activities and resources for children and families.
- Online videos about responsible pet ownership, including Bondi Vet Dr. Chris Brown
- Colouring in books
- Community Dog Walks
- Pets in the Park
- School visits
The Animal Management team take part in school visits throughout the Cairns region. These visits, called Petpep, are organised by the Australian Veterinary Association.
For more information on Petpep, visit www.petpep.ava.com.au/teachers