Another irresponsible dog owner experienced the consequences of Sunshine Coast Council’s zero-tolerance approach in Nambour Magistrates Court this morning. Director of Community Services Coralie Nichols said the results of the court hearing sent another clear message to irresponsible dog owners. “Council is serious about enforcing to the full extent of the law – and the […]
Sunshine Coast Council today endorsed an amendment to align the local law with state law regulations in relation to dogs in outdoor dining areas attached to cafes and restaurants. It remains the case that a food business is prohibited from permitting live animals in areas in which food is handled or served however exemptions are […]
Pet owners have started to receive their annual Sunshine Coast Council animal registration renewal notices in the mail reminding them of the 30 September 2013 due date. Service Delivery Portfolio Councillor Ted Hungerford said pet registration is focused on safety and security and is an important step in responsible pet ownership. “All cats and dogs […]
Sunshine Coast Council is currently undertaking an audit of all dog exercise areas, both on and off-leash, including parks, beaches and other locations.
Council is reminding dog owners to be responsible and ensure your pet is contained securely on your property or on the leash when in public unless in a designated off-leash area.
The onset of the storm season over the past weekend has seen the number of stray animals reported to Sunshine Coast Council multiplied.
Be a responsible pet owner and make sure you renew your pet registration by this Sunday 30 September.
Sunshine Coast Council has a new community education and awareness campaign that is working to bring responsible dog ownership sharply into focus on the Coast.
Shared parks, shared beaches – socially responsible behaviour! That’s the message Council is spreading as part of a community education and awareness campaign to promote responsible dog ownership.
Owners of dogs that attack or kill someone or another animal will face jail time following the introduction of Criminal Code amendments to State Parliament.