Dead Animal Removal
Pet Ambulance Service
Your animals and emergencies
Guide to Responsible Pet Ownership
Any instances of animal cruelty should be reported to one of the following authorities:
Phone: 9224 2222
Phone: 5978 6706
Phone: 9434 7155
Council is responsible for removal of dead animals from Council owned or maintained land and properties.
Contact Council customer service and the animal will be removed within 24 hours.
Vic Roads: Phone 9794 7800
Vic Roads is responsible for removal of dead animals on major arterial roads(highways, freeways and declared main roads).
Removal of dead animals from private property must be undertaken by the owner of the land and/or animal.
Dead possums in power-lines are to be removed by Jemena Phone: 132 099
Transport service only
9 Burrows Avenue
Phone: 9792 3255
8.00am - 8.00pm
After hours emergency service including animal ambulance
151-159 Princes Highway
Phone: 1300 653858
Monday-Friday 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Saturday - 9.00am
Phone: 9224 2222
See the Yellow Pages pet cemeteries listing for a pet cemeteries locally and in Victoria.
A complete listing of Veterinarians locally and in Victoria can be found in the Yellow Pages - Veterinarians listing
If you find any injured native wildlife, you can contact any of the following organisations:
An emergency could happen at any time so it is critical you prepare now to ensure your animals are protected. There are a variety of disasters that may place your animals in danger, including bushfires, extreme weather and storms.
RSPCA Victoria has provided information on their website to assist pet owners to plan for their animals safety in the event of an emergency.
Go to http://www.rspcavic.org/animal_care/emergency_planning.htm for more information.
The RSPCA shelters, as we care for dogs that have run away from the frightening sound of fireworks.The following information is appropriate for domestic pets, especially cats and dogs but may be useful for other domestic animals too.