City of Boroondara Dog Parks

In the City of Boroondara, dogs can be walked on leads in all parks and reserves. There are also numerous dog parks where dogs can be walked off leash which can be found on the council’s website.

Off-leash regulations

Keep in mind that although you can walk your dog off leash in some Boroondara parks, some rules need to be observed including:

  • Owners must carry a leash
  • Owners should not allow their dog to upset other park patrons (including people and animals)
  • The dog must be brought under immediate control (leashed) if it threatens any park patrons
  • Owners must pick up after their dog (or risk a fine)
  • Dogs must be kept 30m away from barbecue and picnic areas when in use as well as any sporting events or public meetings
  • Dogs are not allowed in playgrounds and need to be on leash within 10m of the playground perimeter

Pet Care

  • It’s Spring, the season of adorable baby animals, and that means kittens are going to be out in abundance! Already, we have been inundated with requests from kind members of the public to help with small kittens that have been found in sheds and under houses. If you find yourself with a surprise family in …
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  • Pardon the pun, but you don’t have to be blind to see that your pet’s eyes are very important! Eye issues can be serious. That’s why, if you notice anything unusual about your pet’s eyes, it’s best to have them checked out ASAP. Conditions like conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, uveitis and glaucoma can be very painful …
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  • If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up with us. When it comes …
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