Useful links and more pet information

Inner West Pets Facebook group

Join our Inner West Pets Facebook group for useful information on responsible pet ownership. You'll also find pet-related information for pet owners, prospective pet owners and the general public in the inner west of Sydney.

Companion Animal Information Stand

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:

  • '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
  • Receive a free Inner West Council magnet and pooch pouch
  • Pick up responsible pet ownership pamphlets and fact sheets
  • Receive plenty of free pats (for our furry visitors)

The Companion Animal Information Stand will next be visiting: TBD - a park near you!


Useful links


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.

Office of Local Government – Companion Animals
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.

Cat Protection Society
An independant, 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.



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Page last updated: 23 May 2019