Controlling your dog

In accordance with the Dog Act 1976, dog owners are responsible for controlling their dog.

The Town of Cambridge Animals Local Law 2016(PDF, 327KB) also contains enforceable requirements for the control of the dogs in the Town.

Infringements may be issued for breaches of the Dog Act 1976 and Animals Local Law 2016.

Offences and penalties
Dog off-leash in non-prescribed dog exercise area $200
Unregistered dog $200
Failure to pick up dog faeces in a public place $150
Fence not able to contain a dog $200
Dog in public place not wearing a collar or registration tag $200

Appeal an Infringement 

If you are issued with an infringement and you would like to appeal, please use the form below:

Appeal Dog Infringement