Animals and pets
Registering your pet with us is one the best things you can do to keep your pet safe.
Making sure your dog or cat is microchipped, desexed and is well cared for are essential for a healthy and happy pet.
All cats must be desexed before they are registered. You are not required to desex your dog, although it is encouraged.
Problems with pets and wild animals
Issues you might have with your pets, pets that other people own and problems with wild animals.
Lost and found pets
What to do if you lose your pet or find a lost pet in Merri-bek.
Keeping multiple pets
In Merri-bek, we want to make sure all pets are cared for and have enough room in the homes they live in. This is why we keep track of the number of pets you have.
Animal management fines
Find out how to pay your animal fine or how to appeal an animal fine.
Dog parks and amenities
Discover our off-leash dog areas, walking and bike trails, playgrounds, public toilets and skate parks.