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.
A number of resources are available to assist local councils with management of domestic cats and dogs
Pet shops, as suppliers of cats and dogs, must ensure that all cats and dogs they supply or trade in are microchipped
- Microchipping laws for the sale of cats and dogs
This page outlines the legal requirements for pet owners under the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008.