Local Laws

Animal Management

Phone 4044 3293 or contact Council via email or you can visit the Council website for more information.

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.

Educational resources

  • Online videos about responsible pet ownership, including Bondi Vet Dr. Chris Brown
  • Colouring in books

Community activities

  • 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

Last updated: 26 October 2017