Australia has one of the highest rates of pet
ownership in the world. For the vast majority of us our dogs and cats are our friends and companions. They are much loved members of our families..
The Companion Animals
Act, is designed to benefit pets, their owners and the wider community. It provides for a permanent identification and lifetime registration system which greatly assists
authorities in returning lost and injured animals to their owners. It provides NSW councils with a more effective means of keeping track of dogs and cats for the benefit of the