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Animal Education

We are committed to striking the balance between pet ownership and the well-being of our community.

We employ a full-time Animal Education Officer who attends to the Pet Care Help Line.

Here to Help

The Animal Education officer delivers a range of education services that can be accessed by all members of the community and can also pay home visits to help pet owners address specific issues. Education services provided are designed to support you as a pet owner and help you better understand the responsibilities of pet ownership, now and into the future.

Pet Care Help Line

The Pet Care Help Line is a phone service which offers information to the community relating to:

  • nuisance pet behaviour
  • owner education and assistance
  • animal By-Law enquiries
  • any other animal-related matters.

This service is available Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 5.00pm.

Contact the Pet Care Helpline on

08 8930 0606

Animal Welfare and Rescue Information

If you have concerns about animal welfare please contact the Animal Welfare Branch on 1300 720 386.

For wildlife rescues please call Wildcare NT on 08 8988 6121 or 0408 885 341 alternatively you can take the animal to your nearest vet.

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