Victoria Legal Aid

Dogs, cats, neighbours and you

Published 2023-04-28

About this booklet

This booklet explains the responsibilities of pet owners in Victoria and the rights of neighbours.

It includes information on registration, microchipping, renting, barking and nuisance, menacing and dangerous dogs, dog attacks, and complaints.

Victoria Legal Aid gratefully acknowledge Victoria Law Foundation for establishing and maintaining this publication from 1997 until its tenth edition. Dogs, cats, neighbours and you was transferred to Victoria Legal Aid in July 2018.

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Reviewed 02 August 2023