All dog owners are legally required to register their dogs before the dog is three months of age.
All registered dog owners are sent an annual registration reminder in June of each year.
Dogs must be registered by 1 July each year and penalty fees may be charged on unregistered dogs after 31 July. Council generally allows owners until 31 July to register.
Registration fees for dog owners with responsible dog owner (RDO) status must be paid by 30 June each year to claim any discount.