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Inner West Pets
Companion Animal Pop Up Information Stand
Join our Inner West Pets community! Providing pet-related information for pet owners, prospective pet owners and the general public in the inner west suburbs of Sydney. The Companion Animal Information Stand moves around our local parks. The stand offers a variety of companion animal related information, services and free giveaways such as:
Join the Inner West Pets Facebook group for updates on the location of the next pop up info stand.
'Lifetime register' your pet (card payments only)*
Have your pet's microchip scanned to check it's functioning correctly
Check that you and your pet's information is up-to-date on the NSW Companion Animal Register
Ask Companion Animal Services staff all your companion animal-related questions
Free Inner West Council pet-related giveaways
Responsible pet ownership pamphlets and fact sheets
Free pats for all dogs!
Office of Local Government - Dogs and Cats
General information for dog and cat owners, as well as specific information relating to restricted and dangerous dogs in NSW. Includes translations in several languages.
NSW Pet Registry
This website is managed by the Office of Local Government. A database of microchipped and lifetime registered cats and dogs that live in NSW. Pet owners can create a profile for their pet and update contact details at any time online. Pay your pet's once-off lifetime registration payment online or pay annual permit fees for non-desexed cats and dangerous and restricted dogs.
Australian Animal Poisons Centre
A specialist service for poisoned animals, free for pet owners. Call 1300 TOX PET (1300 869 738).
Sydney Dogs and Cats Home
A registered charity with a goal to prevent the unnecessary euthanasia of healthy, loving cats and dogs and find them new homes which will last a life time'.
Australia's largest animal welfare organisation. It operates several branches and shelters, veterinary clinics, investigates complaints of animal cruelty, and works to promote responsible pet ownership and humanity towards animals.
Animal Welfare League
A large welfare charity, operating 2 shelters and 14 volunteer branches across NSW. It also works together with government to review and develop legislation relating to animal welfare.
NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service (WIRES)
A not-for-profit charity providing native animal rescue services through a network of volunteers. WIRES is the largest wildlife rescue organisation in Australia, and is licensed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. Their webpage includes information on current issues, and contact details for their wildlife rescue call centre.
Dogs NSW (formerly NSW Canine Council)
A non-profit organisation that aims to promote canine research, responsible breeding practices and responsible dog ownership.
Cat Protection Society
An independent, non-profit group promoting responsible cat ownership and the re-homing of unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens.
Cat Fanciers Association NSW
Australia's largest feline registering association.