Pets and animals

A well cared-for pet can be a valuable companion, improving our health and wellbeing and connecting us with other people in our community.

Pets of Port Phillip

The City of Port Phillip values pets in our community and considers animals as part of the family. We encourage responsible pet ownership through registration, microchipping and desexing of your pets. Here’s what you need to know about your responsibilities as a pet owner.

Check out our Pets of Port Phillip fact sheet for information on responsible pet ownership.

Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017/2021

The Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-2021 is a four-year plan that provides a strategic approach to the delivery of animal management services across the City of Port Phillip. It builds on the achievements of the previous Plan.

The Plan was developed in consultation with Council’s Animal Management Team, and informed by research, benchmarking and consultation activities.

View the Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017/2021.

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