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

  • Following yesterday’s announcement by the Victorian Government, we can now say with certainty that we will remain open during the Stage 4 restrictions. We are pleased that the government has recognised the important role our pets play in our lives and community. By remaining open during these Stage 4 restrictions, Vets on Balwyn is here …
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  • Thanks to better nutrition, disease prevention and proper home care, cats are now living longer than ever before. Senior cats have recently been redefined as cats over the age of 11 years, but it’s not uncommon for us to see a ‘super-senior’ feline over the age of 18 years. We have even had the pleasure …
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  • At some point in your pet’s life, they will probably experience a gastrointestinal upset. Symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhoea and nausea. It can be distressing for you and your pet, and it’s sometimes hard to know what you should do. We have simplified the facts, so you know how best to care for your pet.  …
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