An initial heatwave warning has been issued to affect the region from Tuesday 31 January to Saturday 4 February. For more information refer to:
Bureau of Meteorology warning summary
Cats and dogs are required to be registered.
Update your animal’s registration details to ensure Council records are up to date or renew your registration for the next year.
Find out about permits for keeping additional animals, including for animal breeders, and how to apply.
Change your postal address or contact details with Council for the purposes of rates, licensing and animal registration.
A guide to the number of animals permitted for domestic purposes on various allotment types and sizes under Council’s local laws.
Notify Council if your registered animal is deceased, you are moving it out of the region, have sold or given it away.
Animal registration tags are issued as lifetime tags at time of registration. A free replacement may be requested.
Council defines certain minimum standards for the health and welfare of animals, including enclosures.
Dogs bark for many reasons and there are ways to manage this.
Information on responsible cat ownership and dealing with nuisance or stray cats, including cat traps.
These areas have been allocated for exercising dogs providing they are kept under effective control.
Report or claim lost and found animals in the Moreton Bay Region
Council provides subsidised microchipping at Council's Dakabin Animal Pound.
Reporting an attack, definitions of dangerous, restricted or menacing dogs and owner requirements.
Find out about pest animals found in our region, what Council is doing about them and report wild dogs.
Council actively promotes responsible pet ownership through the Pets in Public Spaces program with education booths at parks across the region.
On 29 June 2022, Council approved systematic inspection programs for both unregistered cats and dogs. Learn more about the program here.