Dog registration

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Dog registration

The dog registration year runs from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 and all dogs over three months old must be registered. Forms for the 2021/2022 dog registration year will be sent to the owner’s last known address in early June.


Annual fee

Responsible dog owner (dog must be desexed and microchipped)


Standard dog


Old dog (for dogs over 12 years old as of 1 July 2021)


Dangerous dog


Working dog

10+ working dogs (for each extra dog)



Disability assist dogs and Police dogs

No fee

Please notify Animal Control if:

  • Ownership of your dog changes
  • Your dog leaves the district
  • You have a change of address
  • Your dog dies

If you have any questions please Contact Animal Control by phone 03 520 9033 or email

This is a public notice in accordance with Section 37(6) of the Dog Control Act 1996.