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Dog attacks

It is an offence under Section 33D of the Dog Act 1976 for a dog to attack or chase any person or animal whether or not any injury is caused.

Such incidents should be reported to Ranger Services as soon as possible.

The owner or person responsible for a dog alleged to have been involved in such an incident could be liable for fines up to $20,000.

It is important to report an attack as soon as possible providing as much information as you can. Contact Ranger Services on 9397 3000 during office hours to report a dog attack.

For reporting incidents after hours call 9397 3000 and your call will be diverted to the City's pager service. Please provide as much information as possible, including the address of the alleged offender if known.

If the matter is a life threatening situation ring the Police immediately on 000.

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