For emergencies involving domestic animals, contact us.

For emergencies involving local wildlife, contact Wildlife Victoria on 1300 094 535.

Pets and animals are considered part of the family and should be included in your household emergency plan.

It's particularly important to plan for the welfare of your pets during heatwaves and storms.

Planning for emergencies

For help with creating a plan to keep your pet safe during an emergency, see:

Animal support services

Veterinary treatment

During an emergency, many local vets provide help over the phone. Contact your usual vet in the first instance.

Pet boarding

If you need to find a temporary home for your pet, contact a pet boarding facility. Some will provide drop off and collection services.

Dog walking

Contact your local vet for dog walking services near you.

Make a donation

Camcare accept donations of pet food (canned and dry food only).

Lost pets

See Lost and found animals.

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