Animal FAQs

Who should I contact for animal related matters?

WIRES

If you find an injured native animal (kangaroo, native birds, possums, wombat or snake etc.) contact Wires on 1300 094 737. www.wires.org.au

RSPCA

If you have witnessed animal cruelty, including neglect or abandonment, you should report it via phone or online form to the RSPCA Inspectorate team.

Phone 1300 278 358 or Report Online

Council Ranger

Contact the ranger for matters such as animals on the road, rehousing pets or animal complaints. 

Phone 6980 1100 or email temshire@temora.nsw.gov.au

Do I need to Register and Microchip my cat or dog?

In NSW, all cats and dogs, other than exempt cats and dogs, must be microchipped by 12 weeks of age or before being sold or given away, whichever happens first and must be registered by six months of age.

How many dogs can I keep?

You can keep four dogs in a residential area.

If you wish to keep more than four dogs, you may apply for approval, by picking up a form from the Council Office and submitting it after completing the information required.

What do I do if my pet has been seized?

If your animal has been seized and placed in the Companion Animal Shelter, you will need to contact Council and pay any fees before it can be release.

Further information about pets and your responsibilities can be found on the NSW Government website.

Contact

Temora Shire Council

Phone: 02 6980 1100

temshire@temora.nsw.gov.au

 

Who should I contact for animal related matters?

WIRES

If you find an injured native animal (kangaroo, native birds, possums, wombat or snake etc.) contact Wires on 1300 094 737. www.wires.org.au

RSPCA

If you have witnessed animal cruelty, including neglect or abandonment, you should report it via phone or online form to the RSPCA Inspectorate team.

Phone 1300 278 358 or Report Online

Council Ranger

Contact the ranger for matters such as animals on the road, rehousing pets or animal complaints. 

Phone 6980 1100 or email temshire@temora.nsw.gov.au

Do I need to Register and Microchip my cat or dog?

In NSW, all cats and dogs, other than exempt cats and dogs, must be microchipped by 12 weeks of age or before being sold or given away, whichever happens first and must be registered by six months of age.

How many dogs can I keep?

You can keep four dogs in a residential area.

If you wish to keep more than four dogs, you may apply for approval, by picking up a form from the Council Office and submitting it after completing the information required.

What do I do if my pet has been seized?

If your animal has been seized and placed in the Companion Animal Shelter, you will need to contact Council and pay any fees before it can be release.

Further information about pets and your responsibilities can be found on the NSW Government website.

Contact

Temora Shire Council

Phone: 02 6980 1100

Fax: 02 6980 1138

temshire@temora.nsw.gov.au