Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:

Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Brookstead, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp), Pittsworth, Southbrook, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.

Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

Animals

Pets are an important part of the Toowoomba Region lifestyle. We provide information to help you keep your pets safe, steps to take if you lose your pet or find a roaming pet, animal laws and permits, a list of off-leash dog parks and information on noisy animals. You can also register your dog online or look for lost pets using our lost pets register.

Dog walking across grass
If your pet has gone missing, there are a number of steps you can take so you can be reunited. Always make sure your pet wears a collar and tag with your contact number is registered with your local Council and microchipped with up to date contact details. Cats are not required to be registered but must be microchipped.   How to find your lost pet Check the online impoundment register to see if your lost pet is ...
Dog on grass
Dogs in the Toowoomba region must be registered with us: upon reaching three months of age prior to the expiry of the current registration within 14 days of obtaining your dog (if the dog is older than three months of age) within 14 days of moving into the Toowoomba Regional Council area. Dog registration is a requirement of State legislation outlined in the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008. Additionally, registering your dog is a safeguard for your pet ...
If you haven't registered your dog or microchipped your dog or cat yet, now's the time to act. We will be undertaking a 6 month inspection program to check that all dogs over 12 weeks of age are registered and all cats and dogs are microchipped. The program will cover all of the Toowoomba Region, including rural areas and will run from 15 October 2018 to 12 April 2019. During the program, ...
Barking is an extremely common dog behaviour issue and the most common community problem reported to us. Having barking dogs in the community significantly reduces the quality of life for those affected by barking. Barking becomes an issue if a dog barks: when left alone for extended periods immediately after you leave home excessively when people pass by your property when attention seeking Why dogs bark Ongoing barking is often a symptom of another problem. Dogs are ...
Learn about your responsibilities as a dog or cat owner, and pick up some tips to help you make a suitable decision before choosing a new pet.   Responsible dog ownership The Toowoomba region aims to be a dog-friendly region, whilst also ensuring the wellbeing of our community and our animals. As a dog owner, it is important you understand your obligations and responsibilities that apply to keeping dogs in our region. The owner and/or keeper of an ...
To help everyone appreciate our outdoor lifestyle, we have designated areas where you can run your dog off its lead. So all users can enjoy dog off-leash areas safely, we ask that the following are observed. Dog/s - must be effectively controlled. must not attack, menace or worry other persons or animals. must not damage private or public property. must not escape from the off-leash area. must wear a collar and identification tag. must be restrained by ...
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