Dog registration form - click here

How do I register / renew my dog?

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, registrations can be emailed to  Remember to include proof of sterilisation (scan or photo of certificate), if sterilised, and your dog's microchip number. Please contact your local veterinarian for costs associated with sterilisation and microchipping.

After registering you will be issued with an identification tag, this will be posted to your nominated postal address. Dogs must wear this plus a collar with name and owners contact number.

Renew registration

Renewing your dog’s registration is easy to do by emailing

How much will it cost to register my dog?

Sterilised dogs

  • $20.00 per year
  • $42.50 for 3 years
  • $100.00 for lifetime registration

Unsterilised dogs

  • $50.00 per year
  • $120.00 for 3 years
  • $250 for a lifetime

Holders of a Pensioner Concession Card receive a 50% discount on these fees.

Why register?

Dog owners are required by law to have all dogs over the age of three months microchipped and registered with Local Councils. Lifetime Registrations are transferable within Western Australia.

Registration periods are from November 1 to October 31 each year, regardless of the date when the dog is actually registered.

Are there restriction to the number of dogs I can register?

Only two dogs are permitted to be kept at any one residence. You may keep puppies until they reach the age of three months. Should you wish to keep more than two dogs please complete the Application to Keep More Than 2 Dogs and submit over the counter at the Shire of Dandaragan Administration Office. Please note there is a $50.00 fee to be paid on application (this is non-refundable). If you have any queries regarding the application, please contact or phone (08) 9652 0800 to speak to a customer service officer.