Dog Registration

According to Section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996:

Dog registration fees for the year are payable from 1 July in respect of all dogs ages 3 months or over, based on existing fees.

Below are our fees and charges related to Dog Control:

Registration Fees

Urban Dogs

Urban Dogs

$155.00

Urban plus Neutered Dogs

$122.00

Urban plus Special Owner Dogs

$122.00

Urban Special Owner plus Neutered

$67.00

Rural Dogs

Rural Dogs

$122.00

Rural plus Special Owner Dogs

$67.00

Dog Collars

All sizes

$12.50

Dogs not registered by 1 August will incur an additional 50% registration fee.

Registration and replacement tags are supplied free of charge.

Impounded Dogs

Impounded dogs will only be released between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday once all fees are paid in full.

No releases will be made on Saturday, Sunday or public holidays.

Pound Fees

The following fees are payable for impounding of dogs

Poundage fee

per dog

$50.00

Additional poundage fee for second and subsequent impoundings

per dog

$50.00

Sustenance fee

per dog per day or part thereof

$12.50

Notification fee

$12.50

As authorised under the Dog Control Act 1996:

Charges will apply for dogs uplifted for barking complaints, threatening public safety, non-registration or any other purpose.