Council encourages responsible pet ownership and our friendly Ranger Services team are happy to offer you advice on looking after your pet.
We can help you with information about animal behaviour, exercise options, where you can walk your dog, and more.
There is also a range of fact sheets available for dealing with pets and thunderstorms and problem barking.
Dogs at Large
All dog owners are obliged to securely confine dogs to their property if they are not under direct supervision and control.Read more
All dogs in the Palmerston must be registered annually. Registration ensures Council can contact you if your dog goes missing.Read more
$10 Desexing and Microchipping Scheme
We offer subsidised desexing and microchipping for Palmerston pet owners on request.Read more
Barking dogs is the most common animal behaviour problem Council is asked to deal with.Read more
Caring for Pets
There is no doubt that owning a dog is rewarding. Council acknowledges the benefits of dog ownership and encourages dog owners to be responsible for their pet.Read more
Palmerston Animal Management Advisory Committee
Working with the community and organisations in addressing animal management strategies and initiatives.Read more