Travelling with Pets

Travelling with Pets in the Wheatbelt

Your pets need are also catered for while visiting the Eastern Wheatbelt. A list of our Granite Rocks & Free Camping sites indicating if they are pet friendly can be viewed here 


Bruce Rock Roadhouse, Motel & General Store
16-22 Johnson Street
Bruce Rock, 6418
Mobile: 0484 902 128

This establishment boasts two pet-friendly alfresco dining areas, creating a welcoming atmosphere for patrons with furry companions. Dog food and water bowls can be provided, ensuring a delightful experience for pet owners. Notably, one of these areas is enclosed, offering a secure and comfortable space specifically designed for smaller dogs.
The motel provides four ground-level units on Lot 16. Each unit comprises a sleeping area with a double bed, a separate bathroom and toilet, and amenities such as bar fridges, coffee & tea facilities, flat screen TV/DVD, and split system air-conditioners.

Lot 2 O’Connor Street
Merredin WA 6415
(on Google Maps enter Lodge at Little Rock, Merredin, not Lot 2 O’Connor St)
Mobile: 0478 640 155 – Roy Butler

A Self-contained, spacious unit on a sheep farm, one queen bed and one single in separate bedrooms.  Quiet and private, located 3km west of Merredin. Kitchen facilities, gas BBQ & undercover parking. 

Pet friendly, a kennel, large dog pen and large round yard for horses are available.

Check this link for Merredin Accommodation for more info and rates


TAMMARIN ANIMAL LODGE – Merredin                          

2410 Chandler-Merredin Road
24kms north of Merredin
Nukarni 6480
Mobile: 0408 299 531

This established Canine Boarding Facility is a family owned and operated purpose built complex in a family environment.
They even accommodate for your family of Fur Babies with 4 Extra-Large Yards, each with private access to exercise yard.
Also available are 8 Large Yards and 2 Holding Yards. Activities, cuddles and toys to keep them entertained.

CARAVAN PARKS – Staying in your own RV or Caravan

Some caravan parks do not accept pets. Be sure to contact caravan parks in advance to identify those that are pet friendly.


Your pet needs to stretch its legs too!

For a safe place to exercise your four-legged friend we have two dedicated dog exercise parks along the Great Eastern Highway.

Merredin Dog Park
Located on corner of Bates & Coronation Streets adjacent to the Merredin Library with plenty of parallel parking in Bates St for Caravans & long RV’s.

Two fully fenced and gated exercise areas cater for small and large dogs with obstacle course and automatic watering points.

Merredin Peak Reserve
The RV Friendly 24Hr Site and adjacent reserve is an off-lead exercise area for well-behaved dogs under owners control.
Roy Little Park is a grassed with paved paths which are dog friendly on-lead at all times.

Southern Cross Dog Park
Located at the corner of Achernar and Sirius Streets, next to the RV Dump Point.

A fully fenced and gated obstacle course, agility exercise equipment, water points and bench seating.

Merredin Veterinary Hospital
Todd Street Merredin

Pat & Chat – Merredin
Mobile and Emergency Vet
0428 212 945

1080 BAITING in Reserves and National Parks

Dogs and cats are not permitted into any Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) Reserves or WA National Parks.

Please be advised that baiting programs using 1080 Poison are carried out across Pastoral Leases and Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) reserves and National Parks.

1080 is used to control wild dogs, foxes, feral cats, feral pigs and rabbits. It is lethal to pets.  When travelling through station country and on pastoral leases your pet should be always kept on a lead and under control.
Owners may consider the use of muzzles for their domestic pets if staying for extended times.

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