Pets

I live in an apartment and I would like to get a dog. Do I need approval before I bring the dog home? – Cassandra, VIC

Answer: Since you’re living in an apartment, the decision will be determined by the owners corporation and its pet by-laws. You …

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I moved to a retirement unit and am not allowed an indoor cat. Not even letters from doctors can help. – Angela, QLD

Check on your scheme’s animal by-law if you wish to keep animals on the property. If the by-law is prohibitive, you …

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Our strata by-law states applications for pet’s can be made to the strata committee. However the committee always vote “no” to all animals. – Pamela, NSW

It is important to read the specific by-law pertaining to keeping of pets. If you are a tenant, permission must first …

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I’ve re-located to Queensland and body corporate is preventing me from keeping pets. Can I change this? – Karen, QLD

Although the state laws allow pets, the body corporate may have special rules or by-laws regarding pet ownership and care. The …

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Body corporate won’t allow pet ownership. What can I do? – Margaret, QLD

Although the state laws allow pets, the body corporate may have special rules or by-laws regarding pet ownership and care. The …

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Can I be penalised for bringing home a pet in my strata property? – Paul, NSW

Why am I penalised for being a pet owner and unable to move into a property that I want to buy …

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What should I do about declaring my pet before moving in? Sarah, VIC

I’m moving into a new apartment soon & have a rescue chihuahua. I was scared to let them know about him. …

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How can I find the request to keep a pet form? – Linda, QLD

You may download a pet form pertaining to your state here.
Want to know more about owning and managing pets in your …

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