We recognise that dog off-leash areas are beneficial for the health and wellbeing of dogs. Many of our parks have designated off-leash areas. Download our guide to on and off-leash locations with maps showing parks where there are designated off-leash areas to exercise your dog.
On and off-leash guide [PDF 1.38Mb]
Off-leash areas are still public areas, which means they are open for all to enjoy, not just dog owners. Not all people like dogs and some people can be intimidated by even small dogs running up to them, so never let your dog jump up on people.
If your dog does not return to you when call it or you have difficulty controlling your dog’s behaviour you should never let your dog off its leash.
We are regularly patrolling our parks and open spaces to ensure owners are meeting their obligations. Remember significant fines can apply to owners found doing the wrong thing.
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162
Telephone 03 9524 3333
TTY 03 9524 3496
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