The Melton Shire Council require the registration of all cats and dogs over the age of 3 months old.

You must renew pet registrations before they expire on 10 April each year or penalties may apply.

Please click on the picture below for more information on the Melton Shire Council's animals rules and your responsibilities as pet owners and to download a registration form.



All pet registrations are the responsibility of the pet owner and are to be taken to the Melton Shire Council offices located at:

Civic Centre - Melton

232 High Street Melton Vic 3337

03 9747 7200


After Hours

The Melton City Council provides an after hours service for urgent matters, please contact the Council on 9747-7200 and you will be re-directed through to a paging service who will notify the on call ranger.

Please note that the Rangers only attend the following:

  • contained dog pickups on weekdays 5pm to 10pm, weekends 8.30am to 10pm, public holidays 9am to 10pm (dogs must be contained)
  • dog attacks anytime (contact Police on 000 if the matter is urgent)
  • wandering livestock outside private property on or near a road or public place anytime (contact Police on 000 if the matter is urgent)
  • sick or injured dogs or cats anytime (this does not include any wildlife – see Wildlife section below for further information)



If you see sick or injured wildlife contact Wildlife Victoria 24 hours a day on 13 000 WILDLIFE (94535)


18 Alexandra Street, Melton Vic 3337

Clinic Hours

Melton Veterinary Clinic
is open
6 days a week

Please call during business hours to arrange an appointment

03 9743 4413


Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm

8:30 am - 4 pm

Sunday and Public Holidays

Christmas day
Click here for Public Holiday Hours

For any out of hours emergencies please click here