Rangers

Council engages the services of a Ranger who will visit the Shire on a regular basis. Should you require any further information contact the Shire office.

For a list of animals currently impounded at the Shire, please see the Impounded Animals page.

Ranger services

Dog ownership

Many people enjoy having a dog for companionship, security and having fun, but everyone who owns a dog must be aware of their responsibilities. Click here to view the dog ownership information sheet. 

Dog registration

You are required by law to register your dog. The following information sheet gives dog owners the necessary information to have their dog registered with the shire, click here to view the information sheet.

Local Dog Law

Barking dogs

All dogs bark but some barking dogs become a nuisance. Excessive barking is one of the most disruptive neighbourhood issues and requires immediate attention. Click here to view more information on barking dog policies in the Shire.

Keeping and welfare of cats

From November 1 2013, the full Cat Act 2013 takes effect and will require all cats that have reached 6 months of age to be sterilised, micro chipped and be registered with the Shire of Nannup. To view more information about cat ownership, view the information sheet here.

Native wildlife

For all native animals it is advised that you contact Department for Parks and Wildlife, as they will assist you with any enquiries you may have. For contact details and more information, view the information sheet here.

Feral and pest animals

The control of feral and pest animals is an ongoing problem, which the Shire are having to deal with at an increasing rate.

Feral cats pose a significant risk to native wildlife, and property owners have an important role to play in the overall control effort. Cat traps are available for hire at the Shire.