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Large Animal refuge – Charlotte Street Ranelagh

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Council has opened the large (stock) animal refuge area at the Huon Pony Club grounds.

The grounds are open for residents from South of Huonville.

Enter via Charlotte Street, you will be directed to the correct area’s for the type of animals you have. The show grounds have pens for small stock. Horses and Pony’s will be housed in the Pony Club large paddock.

What to bring:

  • Tape and treadins/pickets to construct individual yards
  • Portable electric fence unit if available
  • Water buckets
  • Feed

Owners will need to remain with,  and care for their animals.

Another Option is a community Group  “Lend a Paddock

They have a facebook page and have successfully matched animal owners with paddock owners

The contact details are:


0409 931 119


Information on Animal & Bush Fire Planning

It is important that everyone with animals has at least a basic plan to protect them during a bushfire. You need to do this well before any fire risk, so that everyone in your family knows what to do in an emergency.

Please click here for more information provided by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.