Dog Registration - Western Australia

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to own a dog, or keep a dog on your premises. It is illegal to keep an unregistered dog. However, the following dogs are exempt from registration:

  • dog under three months of age
  • dog held by a prescribed body such as the Dogs Refuge Home or Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Inc.) of Western Australia
  • dog held by a surgeon in the course of his or her professional practice
  • dog held by the Police Force
  • pack of ten or more foxhounds that are used exclusively for the purpose of hunting and are registered as a pack
  • dog held in a registered kennel that has paid the concessional fee for the registration of dogs.

Dogs may be registered as being either sterilised or unsterilised. If you intend to keep more than the maximum permitted number of dogs on your premises, you will also require a kennel establishment licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • be over 18 years old
  • complete the relevant form
  • pay the required fee.

You may be refused registration if any of the following circumstances apply:

  • You have been convicted off two or more offences under any animal legislation.
  • The dog has not been microchipped as required.
  • The dog is a dangerous dog, or is destructive, or suffering from an infectious disease.
  • The council is not satisfied that the dog will be effectively confined at your premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Registration can be for 1 year, 3 years or the lifetime of the dog.

Expiry

31 October.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $20.00 Registration of sterilised dog for one year
Apply Application All $42.50

Registration of sterilised dog for three years

Apply Application All $100.00

Registration of sterilised dog for its lifetime

Apply Application All $50.00

Registration of unsterilised dog for one year

Apply Application All $120.00

Registration of unsterilised dog for three years

Apply Application All $250.00

Registration of unsterilised dog for its lifetime

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Dog Registration - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

Administering agency

Shire of Narembeen

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Narembeen

Operating address: 1 Longhurst Street
Narembeen
WA 6369
Phone: 08 9064 7308
Fax: 08 9064 7037
Email: admin@narembeen.wa.gov.au