Dog Registration

In accordance with the Dog and Cat Management Act any person responsible for the control of dogs must ensure that dogs are registered as follows:

All dogs aged three months or more must be registered within fourteen (14) days of ownership.

  • All dogs aged three months  or more must be microchipped from the 1 July 2018.
  • All new generation dogs (not existing dogs) must be desexed as of 1 July 2018.
  • Anyone who breeds dogs must be a Registered Breeder.

Dog registrations expire annually on 30 June. Registrations must be renewed annually by 31 August.

The expiation for keeping an unregistered dog of three or more months is $170.00.

Any lost dog or dogs causing a nuisance, wandering at large or responsible for harassing, chasing or attacking should be reported to Council immediately.

To register your dog go to

2019-2020 Dog Registration Fees

Dog and Cat Management Act 1995

Legislation and Expiations