Owner of dog must not be under the age of 18
Owner cannot register more than 2 dogs over the age of 3 months old, unless special approval is granted by Council.
A dog owner is legally required to register his or her dog with the appropriate local government if it is more than three months old. Contact your local government for a registration form and list of applicable fees.
If the Owner holds a pension card they are eligible for a 50% discount on registration fees.
Proof of identity and pension card must be sighted.
If the dog is sterilized a discount is offered. Proof by means of Vet receipt of Statutory Declaration is required.
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Download Dog Registration Form here.
Your dog is required to wear a collar to which must be attached a valid registration tag. This tag will be issued by your local government when you pay your registration fee.
As of 1 November 2015 ALL dogs (new & old) must be microchipped as per the new rules in the Dog Act 1976.
If a dog is impounded it needs to be registered and microchipped prior to release.
You can provide a receipt or certificate from your Vet advising the dog will be microchipped on the date stated.
Cancellation of Registration
Dog Registration can be cancelled if;
- The owner is fined or convicted for 2 or more offences in any one year
- The dog has been shown to be destructive, dangerous, vicious, unduly mischievous, or to be suffering from an infectious disease
- The council is not satisfied that fencing requirements of the place at which the dog is ordinarily kept are satisfactory.
Update Your Information
To change ownership of a dog or cancel your registration, you must notify the council in writing or in person.
Don’t forget to also update your dog’s microchip details through: