Register your dog

Dogs must be registered before they are three months old and registrations must be renewed annually on 1 July.

Renew your dog registration

Responsible dog owners renew before 30 June to receive the reduced rate. 

All dog owners to renew by 31 July. Late payment will incur a penalty fee.

Please check your details are correct, and let us know if you'd like a disc or strip tag.

To register a new dog or a dog that has never been registered, please contact us(external link) directly to set up your dog registration or register online.

Both discs and strip tags are available. There is an option before you make an online payment, to indicate if you would like a strip tag, as a disc will be issued if no strip tag preference is indicated.

Renew your dog registration

Renewals of existing registrations are due on 1 July each year. Recorded dog owners will be posted an application form/reminder around the end of May, which serves as an invoice once the appropriate registration fee is paid.

If your details and the details of your dogs have not changed, you can pay your renewal online using the CCC Owner ID number provided on the renewal notice, or you can register by phone on 03 941 8999, at any Council service desk(external link)

If dog or owner details have changed from those posted out, you can update your details online or at any Council service desk(external link).

Pay your dog registration

Payment of dog registration is due by 31 July. Holders of RDO status must register in June to be pay reduced fees available. Penalty fees apply after 31 July.

What your dog registration supports

Dog registration fees fund important dog control services throughout the city. Dog control funding comes only from dog registration and other dog licence fees.