Pets and Companion Animals

Take the lead and become a responsible pet owner

Parkes Shire Council is responsible for administering and enforcing the Companion Animals Act 1998 and the Companion Animals Regulation 2008, which provide for the identification and registration of dogs and cats, how they are managed, and the duties and responsibilities of their owners in the area.

Council is responsible for updating the registration information on the NSW Companion Animals Register.

Council provides pet friendly areas and tips for enjoying the outdoors with your companion animal. Click here for more details.

Top tip videos for being a responsible pet owner

Pick up after your pet
Vaccinate your pet
Safely walk your pet

Responsible Pet Ownership Guide

For more information download the Responsible Pet Ownership Brochure