Dogs, cats, neighbours and you
Your guide to the laws about owning a dog or cat in Victoria.
If you own a dog or cat in Victoria, find out about the basic requirements including registration, microchipping and desexing. Learn more.
Find out about the laws if you own a cat in Victoria. Read more.
Find about about the laws if you own a dog in Victoria and the penalties if you break these laws. Learn more.
Find out about the laws in Victoria on dangerous, menacing and restricted-breed dogs. Learn more.
Do you have an issue with a neighbour's pet? Find out about ways to resolve the issue.
Find the organisations that can help you look after your pet. And, resolve any problems with your neighbour's pets.
This page was last updated on May 18, 2018