Animals and Emergencies

Your pets and animals are your responsibility. Failing to plan ahead for your pet's safety during an emergency can put lives at risk.

Attached is information that may help you prepare to ensure the welfare of your pets during emergency events such as bush fires or floods.

See a dog left in a car? Call 000 immediately.

If you find a pet left in a hot car, please call Victoria Police on Triple Zero (000). Victoria Police are equipped to quickly dispatch officers from the nearest police station which is critical under these circumstances.

Council has no authority to break into a vehicle.