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LG Alert

Your responses on the consultation paper will help inform the next stage of reforms to end puppy farming in WA. The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is seeking feedback on seven key topics:

  1. sterilisation of dogs
  2. pet shop approval
  3. dog supply approval
  4. approval to breed
  5. microchipping
  6. dog and cat registrations
  7. miscellaneous (including access to and information to be recorded in the centralised registration system, investigation and enforcement, upskilling for local government staff, and advertising dogs for sale).

Providing your feedback

Online surveys have been created for each survey topic.

You don’t need to respond to all topics to submit your feedback.

Feedback methods

We recommend using the online surveys to submit your response. Submissions can also be made to:

If you have any queries you can email or subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates on the reforms. 



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Page reviewed 27 February 2023