Register your pet

Register your pets online. All dogs and cats must be microchipped and registered with council by the age of three months.

Pet owners that have registered a puppy prior to being desexed are eligible for a partial refund if proof of desexing is provided within 1 month of registration.  Submit your proof of desexing here

All cats being registered for the first time must be desexed unless the owner is eligible for an exemption.Find out more about animal desexing.

Pension concession rates for pet registrations are only available to pensioner concession card or veteran card holders.

 

Online

Register your pets online

You will need a valid email address to lodge an application online.

Animals cannot be registered under the name of a minor under 18 years old. 

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Register your pet

 

American Staffordshire Terriers require proof that the dog is an American Staffordshire Terrier and not a Restricted Breed Dog. For this reason, they cannot be registered online. Instead, please complete the Registration Form via the "In Person" or "Mail" option and attach your proof of breed. 

In person

Step 1.Download and complete a pet registration application

You can download and print a pet registration form online.(PDF, 232KB)

You must provide your animal's microchip number when registering your animal.

If you wish to claim a concession on your registration, you must provide proof of desexed class/membership and pensioner concession.

Please note: If registering an American Staffordshire Terrier, you must provide evidence that the dog is an American Staffordshire Terrier and not a Restricted Breed Dog. To do this, the owner must provide one of the the following certificates along with the Registration Application: 

  • a certificate signed by a vet
  • a pedigree certificate from a member body of the Australian National Kennel Council
  • a pedigree certificate from a national breed council registered with the Australian National Kennel Council
  • a pedigree certificate from the Australian National Kennel Council.

 

Step 2.Return the completed application to a community link

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Mail

Step 1.Download and complete a pet registration application

You can download and print a pet registration form online.(PDF, 232KB)

You must provide your animal's microchip number when registering your animal.

If you wish to claim a concession on your registration, you must provide proof of desexed class/membership and pensioner concession.

Please note: If registering an American Staffordshire Terrier, you must provide evidence that the dog is an American Staffordshire Terrier and not a Restricted Breed Dog. To do this, the owner must provide one of the the following certificates along with the Registration Application: 

  • a certificate signed by a vet
  • a pedigree certificate from a member body of the Australian National Kennel Council
  • a pedigree certificate from a national breed council registered with the Australian National Kennel Council
  • a pedigree certificate from the Australian National Kennel Council.

 

Step 2.Return the completed application

Mail your completed application with payment information to PO Box 105, Lilydale VIC 3140