Hepburn Shire Council - Responsible Pet Ownership
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Being responsible for your pet protects you, your pet and members of the community. If you own a dog or a cat, you must:

†††††- Register each dog and cat you own.
†††† - Keep your dog under control when walking it.
†††††- Keep your dog confined to your property at all other times.
†††††- Make sure your dog doesnít bark persistently.
†††††- Stop your dog or cat straying onto another personís property.
†††††- Prevent your dog chasing or attacking people or other animals.
†††††- Obey any Council Local Law about having your dog on a leash.

You can be fined for breaking the law relating to dogs and cats.

You may also have to pay a release fee if your animals are found wandering and are impounded by Council. †††

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