There are three really good reasons to ensure your pet is registered.
Animal Registration Form 2013-2014 [PDF]
We send out a renewal notice in March to all owners of registered animals within our Council. At this time a new tag is issued which must be attached to the collar of your animal. We encourage all owners to submit a current mobile phone number we can also out reminders via text message when your animal renewal is due.
In the case that your situation changes, you move house, your animal passes on or if you’ve just lost your animal tag please contact us on 9524 3333.
We offer a discount scheme to encourage animal owners to register their pets. The scheme is also designed to encourage sterilisation of pets, in particular cats. We hope to reduce the population of unowned cats and to reduce the high euthanasia rates of unowned cats that are impounded by us.
Sterilised dogs and cats upon first registration will receive free registration for the next full year; ie. when you receive your next renewal, you will receive a new tag but the renewal fee will be waived.
Please note that it is now mandatory that all dogs and cats that are to be registered must first be implanted with an approved identification device (microchip).
We have a further incentive program we offer in relation to obedience trained dogs. Please follow the link to our dog training web page.
For first time registrations the options include:
However, for renewals the options are increased to also include:
This is because there are a few more things that need to be done when registering your animal for the first time. You need to also provide a copy of the microchipping details and where applicable, your sterilisation certificate. You are rewarded for this extra work by the Council incentive schemes mentioned earlier.
Pet owners may keep up to two dogs and two cats on a property without the need for a permit. To keep more than two cats or two dogs on any property you will need to apply for a Multiple Pet Permit.
Multiple Pet Permit [PDF 25Kb]
You may also keep up to six chickens (no roosters) and 20 pigeons on a property without a permit. However, you must remember that even without the need for a permit you have obligations to your fellow neighbours and under the Local Law. To learn more, please follow this link to the Local Law and legislation section, page Keeping poultry, pigeons or any livestock)
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Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162
Telephone 03 9524 3333
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