if POUNDAGE Checklist for Responsible Owners The Dog Act 1976 (as WMy dog has regular flea and wormâ¨treatments, health checks, heartwormâ¨tablets and vaccinations. WMy dog is registered with the Shire. Itâ¨wears the Shire's registration tag and aâ¨disc with my name and address andâ¨telephone number on its collar. WMy dog does not wander because I haveâ¨adequate fences or a compound on myâ¨property. 'Â»f My dog does not cause a nuisance to rny neighbours because of its barking,â¨aw My dog is exercised and takes part in family activities. -1WMy dog is bathed and groomed regularly,â¨aw My dog has an owner who is preparedâ¨to learn how to care for its health andâ¨understand its behaviour. amended) requires yourâ¨dog has a currentâ¨registration tag and aâ¨separate disc with your INFORMATION ON name and address details. DOGS POUNDAGE FEES FIRST THREE DAYS $100.00â¨$130.00 Registered:â¨Unregistered SUSTENANCE FEE Every day after three days 1 $24.00 ft *GST Inclusiveâ¨All fees are payable at the Shire Office and a dogâ¨must be registered prior to the collection of your dog.â¨Except on the weekend and public holidays whereâ¨fees and registration can be made at the pound.â¨Proof of registration and sterilizationâ¨must also be provided. Dogs will not be released to owners if the owner doesâ¨not have an adequate leash when collecting the dog. - Hours of Pound Operation Monday to Friday 12 noon to 1.00pmâ¨Saturday to Sunday Si Public Holidays by appointment Shire of Bus_selton Further Enquires Please call Ranger & Fire Services onâ¨(OS) 97S1 0444 during office hours. Southern Drive, Busselton, Western Australiaâ¨Telephone: (08) 9781 0444â¨Facsimile: (08) 9752 4958â¨Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgâ¨Web: www.busselton.wa.gov.au Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am 4.30pm Shire of Busselton cjecÂ£> Avl\e EXCRETA It is a sad reflection on ourâ¨community that many dogs areâ¨destroyed each year becauseâ¨they are unwanted or cannot beâ¨controlled. This brochure isâ¨designed to provide informationâ¨on dog ownership in theâ¨Busselton Shire. your dog. Your name and correct residentialâ¨address and telephone number must also beâ¨inscribed on a disc attached to the collar, this willâ¨allow for quick identification of your dog. Dog droppings are a health risk and a source of annoyÂ¬â¨ance to other users of footpaths and recreation areas.â¨Permitting your dog/s to excrete on a street or publicâ¨place and failing to remove or adequately dispose ofâ¨such excreta constitutes an offence under the lawsâ¨of the Dog Act 1 976. These provisions apply equally to prescribed dog exÂ¬â¨ercise areas. able from the Shire Office FREE OF CHARGE. * WALKING YOUR DOG Dogs must be kept on a leash in allâ¨public places, except prescribedâ¨dog exercise areas. However, in aâ¨dog exercise area a dog must beâ¨accompanied by a person who isâ¨capable of controlling the dog/s atâ¨all times. A leash is to be carriedâ¨by that person for the purpose ofâ¨controlling the dog/s if the need arises. Disposable "Poo-ch Pouches" are avail- REGISTRATION All dogs over three (3) months ofâ¨age must be registered. Dogs should be registeredâ¨with the Shire where they normally reside. Shouldâ¨you move within the State, you do not have to reÂ¬â¨register your dog, but the change of address mustâ¨be provided to the Shire in writing where the dogâ¨was previously registered. All registrations are due on the first of Novemberâ¨each year and are current for either one year orâ¨three years. Persons holding a Pensioner or State Concessionâ¨Card may register their dogs for half the normalâ¨fee. Registration helps you to recover your dog ifâ¨lost and assists the Shire to encourage responsibleâ¨dog ownership and provide services to dogâ¨owners for the benefit of the whole community.â¨A person under 18 years of age may not lawfullyâ¨register a dog in his or her name. A parent orâ¨another adult who will then be regarded as theâ¨lawful owner must register the dog. IN FENCING * Persons wishing to register a dog must make aâ¨declaration to certify that the fences and gates at theâ¨premises where the dog is kept are capable ofâ¨confining the dog within those premises,â¨must have effective self-closing mechanisms. Gates DOG ATTACKS >-Â» Unfortunately dog attacks areâ¨V,/ increasing. They can vary greatly inâ¨Y ,he degree of severity. You shouldâ¨be aware that an attack need notâ¨involve the dog actually inflicting aâ¨wound. Allowing a dog to attack orâ¨chase a person, animal or birdâ¨owned by or in charge of anotherâ¨person, whether or not injury occurs, may incur aâ¨penalty of $10,000. The penalty for urging or settingâ¨a dog to attack a person, animal or bird is $10,000 orâ¨12 months imprisonment, or both. WANDERING DOGS Dogs that are found wandering away from theirâ¨homes may or will be caught and impounded. DOG EXERCISE AREAS BUSSELTON â¢ Lions Park, William Drive â¢ Craig Street to King Street (Busselton Beach Area) â¢ Barnard Park, Geographe Bay Ro3d â¢ Signal Park, Queen Street â¢ Holgate Road to Alan Street (Busselton Beach Area) â¢ Hester Street Reserve â¢ Glenleigh Road Reserve â¢ Hale Street Reserve â BARKING â¢ Vasse River Reserve (between Causeway Road & Strelly Street REGISTRATION FEES Barking is a dog's natural means of communicationâ¨and often signifies its alertness to danger or intruders.â¨However a dog which persistently barks in a mannerâ¨which is not considered to be normally habitual inâ¨dogs constitutes a nuisance,â¨continually without reason the causeâ¨may be lack of training, insufficientâ¨exercise, loneliness, inadequate shelter,â¨ill health or deliberate or unintentionalâ¨provocation by people or roaming dogs. Owners have a responsibility to ensure jâ¨that their dog/s do not cause a nuisanceâ¨due to excessive barking. Guerin Street (east to Freycinet Drive - Beach ReÂ¬â¨serve only) Newton Beach Rd, to Harness St (Beach Area) Per Annum 3 Years Sterilised Dog $10.00â¨Unsterilised Dog $30.00â¨Concession Card Holders '/2 the normal fee V4 the normal fee $13.00â¨$75.00 QULNDLLUP Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup (East of Public Boatâ¨Rarnp to Campion Way East End) Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup (East End) to Toby'sâ¨Inlet, Marybrookâ¨DUNSBOROUGH If a dog barks Working Dogs IDENTIFICATION TAGS â¢ Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup ((Between Burt Courtâ¨Sf Dunn Bay Road Beach Area) When you register your dog, you will receive aâ¨plastic tag with the name of the Shire you haveâ¨registered it with and a registered number printedâ¨on it. This tag must be attached to the collar of EAGLE BAY â¢ Caladenia Close to Rocky Point Beach Reserve only YALUNGUP â¢ Dawson Street steps to southern most portion of RabÂ¬â¨bits Car Park.
Pages to are hidden for
"Checklist for Responsible Owners k My dog has regular flea"Please download to view full document