Dog Registration

Registering Your Dog

All dogs three months of age or older must be registered and microchipped, as stated in the Dog Act 1976. The penalty for not registering your dog is a $200 fine.

Dog registrations expire 31 October every year.

Find out how to register your dog below.

Dog Registration and Renewals

New Dog Registrations:

You can register online or download, complete and submit an Application Form; along with payment, using one the following methods:

  • In person: City of Melville, Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon, from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
  • By post: City of Melville, Locked Bag 1, Booragoon WA 6954

Online Dog Registration

Renewal of Existing Dog Registration:

Yearly renewals can be done online, from October through to December, or complete a renewal form and submit to the City; along with payment, using one of the following methods:

  • In person: City of Melville, Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon, from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
  • By post: City of Melville, Locked Bag 1, Booragoon WA 6954

Online Registration Renewal

Registration Options and Fees

Sterilised Dogs

Registration OptionRegular CostConcession Cost
1 Year$20.00$10.00
3 Year$42.50$21.25
Life$100.00$50.00

Unsterilised Dogs

Registration OptionRegular CostConcession Cost
1 Year$50.00$25.00
3 Year$120.00$60.00
Life$250.00$125.00

Terms and Conditions

  • Registration forms need to be accompanied with your dog's sterilisation and their microchip certificates
  • All dogs must be microchipped. To microchip your dog, please contact your vet
  • Please notify the City of Melville when any change in details occur (change of ownership, address or the death of a dog)
  • Concession rates apply for sterilised dogs and dogs owned by pensioners. There is no fee for guide dogs
  • If you first register your dog after 1 June each year, half the normal fee is applicable for one year registration
  • Dog registrations expire 31 October each year

Dog Ownership Rules and Regulations

Dogs are welcome in the City of Melville, however there are some rules and regulations that dog owners need to abide by within the City of Melville. Visit our Dog Ownership Rules and Management page for more information.

Useful Links

Please note that the City of Melville provides these links and information as a community service and does not necessarily endorse these organisations.

Shenton Park Dog Rescue

For more information visit Shenton Park Dog Rescue or email enquiries2@dogshome.org.au or call 9381 8166.
 

Pound Watch

Non-profit organisation which uses volunteers and works closely with vets. All dogs that are rehoused through them are sterilised and vaccinated and this is included in the cost for each animal.

Contact Sue Downs on 9397 1177, email poundwatch@westnet.com.au or visit Pound Watch.

National Protection Society of WA Inc

Non-profit organisation which uses volunteers and works closely with vets. All dogs that are rehoused through them are sterilised and vaccinated and this is the total cost for each animal.

Contact Kerry White on 9398 6616 or visit the National Protection Society of WA Inc.

National Desexing Network

The National Desexing Network (NDN) is based in Queensland but they have a list of vets in WA on their books. The NDN can help residents finding it difficult to pay for the cost of desexing.

For more information visit the National Desexing Network.

Native Arc

Native Arc provides treatment and rehabilitation of native animals.

For more information visit Native Arc or call 9417 7105 (After hours number 0487 922 484).

WA Rangers Assocation

For more information visit WA Rangers Assocation or call 9448 7565.

RSPCA

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Western Australia Inc.

For more information visit the RSPCA or call 9209 9300.

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