The Hills Shire Council is working closely with The Office of Local Government and NSW Health to help prevent the further spread of the COVID-19.
Click here to learn how Council is responding to the Coronavirus and for more information on Council services and operations including changes to how Council meetings are conducted.
Contact Us - The Hills Shire Council - Companion Animals: (02) 9843 0555 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm)
The NSW Government has granted a 12-month grace period for the introduction of annual permits for owners of non-de-sexed cats and dangerous and restricted dogs to allow pet owners more time to prepare for the change.
Register dogs & cats for life, microchipping, desexing.
New rules will apply - you will need to include a microchip, or breeder, or re-homing body number in your advertisement.
Keep pet registration details up-to-date.
Find out where to keep pigs, livestock, bees, poultry, pigeons, dogs and cats and how many are allowed to be kept.
Locate your nearest off-leash exercise area.
Advice on dealing with nuisance, stray or feral cats.
Advice on dealing with nuisance or barking dogs.
The Hills shire Council Dog Safety Program is available to all primary schools throughout the Hills LGA and teaches students how to live safely with dogs.
Information on restricted dog breeds and associated penalties.
Information on dog offences and reporting a dog attack.
Advice on dealing with wandering dogs within the community.
Many animals from the Companion Animal Shelter make excellent pets.
Pound location and opening hours, information on collecting and what to do if you find an animal.
Information on how to report roaming livestock.
Information on managing bee swarms and general beekeeping.
Report a dead animal located on public land here (reserves or nature strip).
8:30am - 4:30pm Mon to Fri
(excl Public Holidays)
Telephone : +61 2 9843 0555
Fax : +61 2 9843 0409
PO Box 7064, Norwest 2153
For more information, including how members of the public are able to address Council about items on the Meeting agenda or ask questions in Community Forum, click here.
COVID-19: How Council is responding to the Coronavirus