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Overview - Dog & Cat Management

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Pets are an important part of Darwin’s lifestyle and are more often than not loved members of our family. At City of Darwin we are primarily responsible for managing dogs and cats throughout the municipality.

barking workshop

Pawsitive K9 Behaviour have created a FREE workshop called 'Barking Matters' and we have partnered up to share it with you. The free workshop will help you understand why dogs bark and what strategies can be used to reduce barking.

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Owning a pet brings many benefits to us as owners and can dramatically improve our quality of life. It is also a large responsibility not only because of the daily needs of your pet, your pet also becomes a part of the community.

When addressing the task of managing dogs and cats, we've considered many aspects, including the benefits of pet ownership and the health and wellbeing of residents.

Dog and Cat Management Strategy 2018–2022

Socially Responsible Pet Ownership and Compliance with the By-Laws for Animal Management

This Dog and Cat Management Strategy will guide Council and the community towards the goal of responsible pet ownership and management. To succeed, it requires active cooperation from the community, particularly pet owners and their representative groups.

Barking Matters Workshop dates 

City of Darwin - Event - Barking Matters Workshop
Pets & Wildlife
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
City of Darwin - Event - RSPCA Million Paws Walk
Pets & Wildlife Community & Causes
Sunday, 16 May 2021 - 8:00am to 11:00am
City of Darwin - Event - Barking Matters Workshop
Pets & Wildlife
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
City of Darwin - Event - Barking Matters Workshop
Pets & Wildlife
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
City of Darwin - Event - Barking Matters Workshop
Pets & Wildlife
Thursday, 29 February 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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