As per Council’s exhibited Fees and Charges, effective from 1 July 2022, The Hills Shire Council is now ‘cashless’ and no longer accepts payments by cash or cheque at any of its facilities.
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Contact Us - The Hills Shire Council - Companion Animals: (02) 9843 0555 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm)
The NSW Government has introduced annual permits for owners of non-de-sexed cats and dangerous and restricted dogs.
Get your dogs and cats microchipped and register them for life.
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. Includes Local Orders Policy - Keeping of Animals.
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 local area 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).