Dog registrations start soon
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Last modified: 30 May 2022 5:11pm
If you're a dog owner, a dog re-registration notice will arrive in your inbox or letterbox by 1 July.
If you have changed your email or postal address since last year’s registration, please contact Animal Control on 0800 SELWYN (735 996) or email@example.com, so your details can be updated.
All dogs older than three months must be registered every year (July-June period) as per the Dog Control Act 1996. There’s a $300 fine for an unregistered dog.
Dog registration fees help fund community education and the Dog Smart programme in schools, our free microchipping for the district’s dogs, the Council’s 24/7 dog control operation and the dog pound.
If paid before 1 August 2022, the discounted registration fee is $45 for one dog. If paid after, the full registration fee is $60.
Last year, we introduced a new metal tag – One Tag – which is designed to last a dog’s lifetime and means you won't need to
swap a plastic tag every year.
Find more information on dog registration and the One Tag.