Cat & Dog Control
All dogs over 3 months of age must be registered and wear a registration tag and a disc showing the owner’s name and address. Registrations are due on November 1 2016 and can be obtained for a period of one or three years.
Dog Registration fees are set be the State Government and are currently:
Proof of sterilisation is required at the time of registration. Applicants must be over 18 years of age. Reduced rates (50%) are available for Pensioner Concession Card holders.
ALL dogs must be Microchipped after 1 November 2015.
Dog owners have some definite legal responsibilities which are intended for the convenience of residents. Please:
- Attach the registration tag and dog’s identification tag to the collar.
- Don’t let the dog wander without proper control.
- Keep the animal generally quiet.
- Clean up after your pet in public places
- Dogs must be restrained on a leash in public places at all times.
A dog attack is a very serious matter. If your dog attacks a person or other animal, you will be held responsible, even if you were not there at the time. There are very substantial penalties of up to $10,000 and/ or 12 months jail for a dog attack or inciting a dog attack.
See Dog Act 1976 www.slp.wa.gov.au
All cats over 6 months of age must be registered and wear a registration tag.
Registrations are due on November 1 2016, and can be obtained for a period of one or three years.
Cat Registration fees are set be the State Government and are currently:
See: Cat Act 2011 www.slp.wa.gov.au
ALL cats must be Microchipped after 1 November 2015.
Council contracts ranger duties to Canine Control, who conduct random monthly patrols in the Yalgoo town site.
If your cat or dog wanders from home, it may be picked up by the Shire Ranger and taken to the pound.
The Council pound is situated within the confines of the Shire of Yalgoo Depot on Shamrock Street. Fees are imposed on all impounded animals and are payable to the Shire Council before the release of the animal.
Please refer to Schedule of Fees and Charges for current Fees.
After 72 hours, an impounded animal, (unregistered), if not claimed or released, is disposed of.
For other contact information go to: Yalgoo 2016 Community Business Directory