Before you get a pet there are number of things to consider.

With a rising number of unwanted animals, it’s important to think about how introducing a pet to your family may impact both your lifestyle and your finances.

Exercise, training, vet bills, food and upkeep need to all be considered. 

Have you got sensitive neighbours? How will they react? Do you live near native species habitat? 

Below are some resources to help you get informed before you get a pet. From microchipping and registration to responsible ownership tips and pet education!  

View the online map for locations of off-dog exercise areas in the Byron Shire.

Dog exercise areas map