Dubbo Pets Month

Dubbo Pets Month 2017 logoDubbo Pets Month is held annually by Council to assist in educating our  residents about their responsibilities as pet owners. Council's Rangers and the Dubbo City Animal Shelter are always available to answer your queries however during pets month we will be actively engaging with our residents through a range of activities.

  What's ON

  • Social Media - see Dubbo City Animal Shelter facebook page for tips and videos
  • Photo Competition
  • Colouring-In Competition
  • Dog Safety talks at local schools
  • Our Website has plenty of information for pet owners
  • Brochures have been developed to answer your questions
  • Ranger Patrols - be spotted walking your dog responsibly on lead and our Rangers might give you a treat.
  • Wellington Residents - speak with our rangers to find out about our microchipping offer

 Pet Owner Responsibilities

Do you know what your responsibilities are as a pet owner?  Find out more via the links below:

If your not sure about your responsibilities as a pet owner, please ask by calling Council Rangers on 6801 4000 or the Shelter on 6801 4640

Photo Competition

Grab out your camera and start snapping.  Submit your best picture of your favorite pet in our Photo competition which is run through the assistance of Dubbo Photo News.  There are plenty of terrific prizes for the pictures that grab our attention, make us laugh or are just really cute. Each week entries will be printed in Dubbo Photo News along with some hints and tips for pet ownership.

To enter send your entries to:

  • myentry@dubbophotonews.com.au or drop entries to Dubbo Photo News at 89 Wingewarra Street Dubbo.
  • Please include your name, address, daytime phone number, your pets name & breed, along with a caption for your photo.
  • One photo per pet
  • Entries close Friday 20 September 2019
  • Winners published Thursday 26 September 2019
  • Colouring-in Competitioncolouringcomppic

    Keep the kids busy and see if they can make the puppies in our colouring-in competition look great. 

    Completed entries can be dropped in to the Dubbo or Wellington Council offices or the Macquarie Regional Library.  Download your copy below:

    Dubbo Pets Month Colouring In Competition (PDF94.1KB)


    Thank you to all of the local businesses that sponsor Pets Month:

    • Bunnings Warehouse
    • D & J Rural Wellington
    • Don Crosby Vets
    • Dubbo Pet & Stockfeedsstockvault-boxer-dogs130869
    • Dubbo Photo News
    • Duncan McGinness Veterinary Surgeon 
    • Elaine Dog Grooming
    • Furneys Pet Xtra
    • Kerradan Boarding Kennels
    • Michael White & Co Wellington
    • Petbarn
    • Pet Medical Centre / Dubbo Equine Hospital
    • Pinecrest Boarding Kennels
    • Pussycat Park
    • Merooka Boarding Cattery & Kennel
    • Real Pet Foods
    • RSPCA Dubbo
    • Wellington Veterinary Hospital


    Last Edited: 27 Aug 2019