Did you know?
- All dogs and cats three months of age and older are required to be registered with Council.
- A reduced registration fee may apply if your cat or dog meets the requirements set by the State Government, and eligible pensioners are also entitled to a reduced registration fee.
- Owners of dogs and cats currently registered with Council are required to renew their registration by April 10 each year.
- Registration and microchipping are NOT the same. Cats and dog being registered for the first time with Council must be implanted with a microchip.
- All dogs and cats registered with Council are issued with a lifetime tag with a unique number and must be worn on the animal at all times when outside your property.
- Dogs and cats that are registered with Council and wearing their registration tag can be quickly reunited with their owner should they become lost.
- Failure to apply or renew the registration of your dog or cat may result in an infringement notice being issued per animal.
|Dog and Cat Registration Categories||Fee $||Concession $|
Desexed dogs/ cats
|Dogs/ cats over 10 years old||38.00||19.00|
|Dogs/ cats kept for working stock||23.00||11.50|
|Dogs/ cats kept for breeding at registered domestic animal business||38.00||19.00|
|Dogs/ cats that have undergone obedience training with approved organisations||38.00||19.00|
|Dogs/ cats registered with applicable organisation - owner must also be a member of that appliable organisation||38.00||19.00|
|Full Fee: Dog/ cat not included in above||147.00||73.50|
|Dog - declared dangerous, restricted breed and menacing||289.00||N/A|
To qualify for the reduced registration fee you must provide documentary proof or complete a statutory declaration.
State Government Levy
A State Government Levy is applied to all dog and cat registrations and is primarily used to fund responsible pet ownership education programs. This fee is incorporated within your registration payment.