Council considers dog control order changes

August 22, 2023 7:50 am in by

Dogs could soon be allowed on a stretch of beach at Ocean Grove year round, as long as they are on a leash.

A report to go before Geelong councillors this evening is recommending changes to some dog control orders.

That includes having dogs on a leash at Buckley Park Foreshore Reserve, where dogs may be on leash or off, depending hooded plover breeding.

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However, pooches may not be allowed in other areas across the municipality, including the Barwon River Sanctuary at Fyansford, where they are currently allowed on leash.

A new off-leash area will be created at Mount Brandon on the Barwon River, under the recommendations.