Pets and animals
Choosing and caring for your pet
Tips and links to help you and your family choosing your pet.
Laws for pet owners in Queensland
Information on animal welfare and animal management laws in Queensland.
Find out which dog breeds are regulated or restricted in Queensland.
Keeping exotic animals as pets in Queensland
If you are considering buying an exotic animal to keep as a pet, it is important to know which animals you are allowed to keep as pets.
Preventing diseases in backyard poultry
Practising good backyard biosecurity helps prevent disease outbreaks and keeps your family safe.
Biosecurity for backyard pigs
Backyard pig keepers can help prevent disease outbreaks by practising good biosecurity.
Livestock as companion animals in Queensland
Whether you’re looking to acquire livestock—such as sheep, goats, pigs, cattle or horses—for production or as a hobby, there are important considerations to ensure you meet your welfare and biosecurity requirements.