Wild dogs

General messages

Pest management is a responsibility of all land managers in Australia. Wild dogs are considered a serious pest in Australia threatening livestock and production on private land. Wild dogs impose […]

Learning from the past

Wild dog control has come a long way in recent years but the community needs to guard against complacency. Effective wild dog management results from a nil-tenure, collaborative, community-driven approach. […]

Wild dog control – the journey

Before collaborative community-based, landscape scale control strategies Wild dog impacts were causing some landholders emotional and economic distress. Playing the ‘blame game’ often distracted landholders from finding effective solutions. Knowledge […]

Wild dog management in Victoria today

Community-based control strategies deliver sustainable solutions The Victorian wild dog control program is considered best practice. A template-style delivery and response system ensures all producers can expect similar support. Community […]

Co-operation and extension

Tailored solutions using multiple engagement methods Best Wool Best Lamb (BWBL) – a producer-directed program aimed at promoting best practice agriculture. Groups were set up with a wild dog focus […]

National maps

Many of the national maps provided here were originally published in: . Information presented in these maps is reported at a nationally relevant reporting scale of 0.5 degree (equivalent to […]