Dog and cat registration (Gladstone) - Queensland

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to keep dogs and cats as part of your business, including:

  • guard dogs for hire
  • racing dogs
  • pet shops.

The Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 requires that all dogs and cats must be registered, and that all cats and dogs must be microchipped when purchased or given away.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Contact council to determine applicable fees.


Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Additional information

If the animal is desexed, proof of desexing must be provided. If a pensioner, senior Citizen card must be shown.

Administering agency

Gladstone Regional Council

Local law(s) name

Gladstone Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 1.5 (Keeping of Animals) 2011

Gladstone Regional Council - Local Law 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Gladstone Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Contact details

Gladstone Regional Council


07 4970 0700


1300 733 343


07 4975 8500

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