Barossa Council area is home to thousands of animals including companion, working, native and pest species. Our priority is to ensure a harmonious and healthy coexistence with animals in the local area.
Beekeeping requires beekeepers to adhere to legislative requirements for the health and safety of bees and surrounds.
Cat ownership comes with a number of responsibilities including desexing, microchipping, registration and ensuring your cat does not pose a nuisance to neighbours or a threat to wildlife and the environment.
Chickens and roosters
Chickens and roosters can be fantastic additions to your garden and are great pets; with the added benefit of fresh eggs.
Dog ownership comes with a number of responsibilities including desexing, microchipping, registration and appropriate socialisation and care.
Little Corellas or Cacatua Sanguinea are an Australian native species whose behaviour can have a negative impact from economic, environmental and social perspectives
Lost and found pets
We've created space for any lost pets, including lost dogs and lost cats, so that if your pet has gone missing and has been reported to Council within our care, we'll post it here.
Native Australian animals safety
Our landscape is home to a large range of native animals which can occasionally create hazards on our roads.
Pest control of certain animals is a main part of maintaining local ecological balance.