Dog Registration - new dogs

This page sets out the new dog registration requirements, and how and when you apply.

Registering a new dog

To register a new dog, you must complete a registration application form and pay the required fee.

All dogs must be registered before the age of 3 months.   If you are registering a new dog part way through the year, you will pay a pro-rated fee until 30 June.

Details required are:

  • The dog’s name
  • The breed and/or type of dog
  • Its age, colour and sex
  • Whether the dog been neutered (de-sexed)
  • Details of any micro-chip or other specific means of identification.
  • Previous owner details where some other person has previously owned the dog.
  • Previous registration details where the dog has been registered either under the name of a previous owner or with another Council.
  • Certification confirming the dog has been neutered, micro-chipped and previous registration details as applicable.

Visit our Customer Service Centre, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua during business hours to complete the registration process.

Links to more dog information

Legislation:

Porirua City Council links: