Whether you are a pet owner or not, Sunshine Coast Council is preparing to update the Domestic Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Strategy for the next 10 years, and we’re seeking your feedback. Have your say.
A multi award winning online pet retailer in Australia, has today released the results from their Ultimate State of Pet Care Survey, revealing some surprising insights into Australian pet parent preferences.
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 […]
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 […]
These school holidays, as well as being a responsible parent, you can avoid a common holiday financial and emotional burden by also being a responsible dog owner. Community Programs Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay said unfortunately holiday time routinely goes hand-in-hand with an increase in dog related complaints and incidents reported to Sunshine Coast Council. “School […]
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Sunshine Coast Council’s position on allowing companion dogs in outdoor dining areas has fallen into line with amended national guidelines, giving back control to individual business owners.
[vid] Sunshine Coast Council is calling on the community to help make our beaches, parks and foreshores safer for everyone and their pets. This follows an escalation in dog attacks on the Sunshine Coast this summer.
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.