Facts and Information: Your Responsibilities
Owning any animal comes with responsibilities. The information below will assist in clarification of some of the responsibilities that YOU as an owner are required to be aware of and comply with if you own a dog.
Should you have any questions regarding the responsibilities of dog ownership in the Shire of East Pilbara please contact the Shire on 9175 8000.
Brochure for Responsible Dog Ownership
Download a Dog Registration Form
You are responsible for nsuring that your dog is not creating a public nuisance by barking excessively. Should the Shire recieve a complaint relating to dog nuisances, rangers will investigate and act accordingly. Please consider the impact of your dog' behaviour on your neighbours.
HOW MANY DOGS CAN I KEEP AT HOME?
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION TO KEEP MORE THAN 2 DOGS
Each household is allowed to keep NO more than two dogs over the age of three months.
All dogs over the age of three months must be microchipped and registered with the Shire of East Pilbara . If you wish to keep more than two dogs, you must first apply to the Shire of East Pilbara.
WHAT IF I LOSE MY DOG?
You should inform Ranger Services immediately on
(08) 9175 8000.
Remember if your dog is wearing a collar / tag and is micro chipped it can be more easily identified. It is also helpful if you keep a current photo of your animal.
To view details of impounded animals visit our impound webpage.