Exciting News! Starting Monday 4 September 2023, our phone lines will be open from 8:30am, allowing you to reach us before 9am.
You can register your pet online here or download an Application to Register a Domestic Animal(PDF, 231KB) form and submit it to council with any applicable documentation as per the application form. Please read our Online Animal Registration Fact Sheet(PDF, 315KB)
Animal Registration Fees 23/24
Pensioners discount - If you currently hold an eligible pension card you are entitled to a 50% reduction in registration fees (not including State Government Levy costs). Please present your card at time of registration. Please note Health Care Card holders are not entitled to registration discount.
Pet registrations must be renewed by 10 April each year. Council will forward a renewal registration notice in March each year. To make payment for a renewal registration online please visit our make a payment page.
To update an existing animal registration online please complete the Animal Registration Update. This includes notifications of deceased animals, animals that no longer live in the shire, moved address and or have a new owner.
The Victorian State Government charges a levy of $4.40 for each dog and cat registration. For further information regarding the State Government Levy please visit the Department of Agriculture website.
Under the provisions of the Domestic Animals Act 1994, Council is required to keep a register of all domestic cats and dogs. This register is available for public inspection, recording and/or certification of particulars.