Barking dogs and animal complaints

Barking dogs and animal complaints
Excessively barking dogs can affect the harmony of a neighbourhood and disrupt the entire community. barking dogs animals complaint noisy pets Excessively barking dogs can affect the harmony of a neighbourhood and disrupt the entire community. There are of course other animal complaints that can be made to Council.

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​​​​Dogs bark for many reasons and some barking is inevitable – it's their means of communication. However, sometimes this can become an anti-social problem.
If a dog barking is becoming an issue, you can find out what the EPA says here.
You can complain about excessive barking. If you are an owner responsible for the barking dog, you may be issued with a nuisance order.​

​Contact 

For more information, or to ask a specific question, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 9707 9000.

Alternatively, you can visit Council's Pet Problems and​ I​mpounding page.​