Cats and dogs
If you own a cat or dog, or work in the companion animal industry or for a local council, you may have responsibilities under the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008.
The Act is administered by Biosecurity Queensland and is part of the Queensland Government´s commitment to effective cat and dog control and ensuring public safety.
- Pet owners
If you own a cat or a dog they must be microchipped and registered
- Veterinarians and microchip implanters
How to become a microchip implanter and what you need to know
- Local councils
Resources to help local councils with animal management issues including cat and dog registration, regulated and restricted dogs
- Pet shops
Information about the Queensland Code of Practice for pet shops, why the code was introduced and what pet shop owners must do to meet the requirements of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act
- Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 (PDF, 795 kB)
The Act on the Queensland Legislation website
- Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Regulation 2009 (PDF, 462 kB)
Important information is available under schedule 2