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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, 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.