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Animals & Pets 2016-12-18T14:12:34+00:00

Managing our animals

Parkes Shire Council supports services that ensure animals and the community remain healthy, safe and live together harmoniously.

Council encourages owners to be responsible for their pets by undertaking some simple measures, including complying with the Companion Animals Act 1998 and ensuring animals are appropriately cared for and managed.

Companion Animals

Pets and Companion Animals Residents are required by law to register their companion animals with Council. Parkes Shire Council is responsible for administering and enforcing […]

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Livestock

Keeping livestock Council standards protect animals, people and the environment. Livestock is the term used to refer to farm animals or those animals used for […]

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Wildlife

Wildlife Protection Ensuring a healthy population of native birds, insects, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. The Parkes Shire is home to a range of native wildlife […]

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Snakes

Snakes Snakes are native to the region so be aware and try to discourage them from living near your home. Residents in the Parkes Shire […]

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Swooping magpies

Magpies swoop when nesting How to deal with this natural, seasonal behaviour. Magpies are protected throughout NSW under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974. […]

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Ranger Services

Ranger Services Rangers are employed by Council to protect public safety, enhance the natural environment, and preserve public amenities throughout the Parkes Shire. If you […]

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