Pet registration, animals rules and more
Pets in the municipality must be registered with Council
Online pet register, animal pound, what to do if you have lost a pet or found a stray
Location, hours and how to claim your pet
Off lead, barking, safety
Registration, nuisance, health and the law
Permit information for keeping extra animals
The Melton City Council provides an after hours service for urgent matters, please contact the Council on 9747-7200 and you will be re-directed through to a paging service who will notify the on call ranger.
Please note that the Rangers only attend the following:
- contained dog pickups on weekdays 5pm to 10pm, weekends 8.30am to 10pm, public holidays 9am to 10pm (dogs must be contained)
- dog attacks anytime (contact Police on 000 if the matter is urgent)
- wandering livestock outside private property on or near a road or public place anytime (contact Police on 000 if the matter is urgent)
- sick or injured dogs or cats anytime (this does not include any wildlife – see Wildlife section below for further information)
If you see sick or injured wildlife contact Wildlife Victoria 24 hours a day on 13 000 WILDLIFE (94535).
Environment and sustainability