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Dog Registration - Shire of Halls Creek - Western Australia

Description

You will need 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 may require additional authorisation.

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.

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.

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 -

Registration of sterilised dog (only 50% of fee is payable where registration occurs after 01 May):

  • 1 year: $20.00
  • 3 years: $42.50
  • lifetime: $100.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Registration of unsterilised dog (only 50% of fee is payable where registration occurs after 01 May):

  • 1 year: $50.00
  • 3 years: $120.00
  • lifetime: $250.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Registration of dangerous dog 1 year:

  • where registration occurs before May 1: $50.00
  • where registration occurs after May 1: $25.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Registration of sterilised working dog (only 50% of fee is payable where registration occurs after 01 May):

  • for 1 year: $10.00
  • for 3 years $21.25
  • lifetime: $50.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Registration of unsterilised working dog (only 50% of fee is payable where registration occurs after 01 May):

  • for 1 year: $25.00
  • for 3 years: $60.00
  • for lifetime: $125.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $43.00

Microchipping (per pet). Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Administering agency

Shire of Halls Creek

Contact details

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