Dog fees and charges

Fee Information:

Dog Registration fees are due on the first day of July EVERY year and are payable within thirty (30) days of the due date.

Click here to pay your dog registration online

Every dog over the age of six (6) months must be registered.
Download – 2020-2021 Dog Registration Form
Download – Licence to Keep Dogs Pack

Dog fees & charges 2020-2021GST Included #
Sterilised DogPrior to 31/07/20$31.00
After 31/07/20$41.50
Non Sterilised DogPrior to 31/07/20$85.00
After 31/07/20$102.00
Working Dog (Working of Stock)Prior to 31/07/20$43.50
After 31/07/20$63.00
Hunting Dog (Current Hunting Club Membership)Prior to 31/07/20$85.00
After 31/07/20$102.00
1st Dog owned by Pensioner (Sterilised)Prior to 31/07/20$24.50
After 31/07/20$31.00
1st Dog owned by Pensioner (Unsterilised)Prior to 31/07/20$31.00
After 31/07/20$41.50
Guide Dog/Hearing Dog/Assistance DogNIL
Pure Bred Dog kept for breeding and registered with TCAPrior to 31/07/20$43.50
After 31/07/20$63.00
Greyhounds kept for racingPrior to 31/07/20$43.50
After 31/07/20$63.00
Dangerous Dog/Restricted Breed DogPrior to 31/07/20$144.50
After 31/07/20$180.50
Guard DogPrior to 31/07/20$85.00
After 31/07/20$102.00
Section 34 Application Fee – Transfer of ownership of dangerous dog or restricted breed dog$136.00
Sections 36(1)(a), 37, 38 & 73 Detention Fee - Daily maintenance for impounding dog
~ weekday$45.00
~ weekend or public holiday$65.00
Sections 36(1)(a) & 73 Seizure Fee - Seizure of dog at large$31.00
Section 37 Seizure Fee – Attacking/Dangerous Dogs$109.50
Section 47 Complaint Fee – Nuisance dog$72.50
Section 49A Miscellaneous Fee – Abatement Notice ActionActual Cost Plus $27.00
Section 51 Application Fee – Licence to keep dogs (includes inspection)
Up to 4 dogs$109.50
5 to 9 dogs$164.50
10 or more dogs$218.50
Section 57 Renewal Fee – Licence to keep dogs (includes inspection)
Up to 4 dogs$109.50
5 to 9 dogs$164.50
10 or more dogs$218.50
Miscellaneous Fee – Implanting of MicrochipActual Cost Plus $27.00#
Miscellaneous Fee – Replacement of Registration Tag$5.50
Miscellaneous Fee – Dangerous / Restricted Breed CollarActual Cost Plus $27.00#
Miscellaneous Fee – Dangerous / Restricted Breed SignActual Cost Plus $27.00#
Miscellaneous Fee – Dog surrender feeActual Cost Plus $30.00#

Contact the Municipal Inspectors for further details of any other animal fees not currently listed here

Owners seeking concessional registration  i.e. Sterilised, Greyhounds and Pensioners) need to produce written evidence of eligibility.
In the case of Working Dogs, a demonstration of working stock may be required.
Breeders must produce a current Stud Prefix issued by the TCA.