Animals

Cats

All cats over the age of six months must be:

  • SterilisedCats
  • Registered
  • Micro-chipped
  • And wear a collar with registration tag.

When registering your cat, please consider the following:

  • Updating your contact details (address, telephone number and status) if recently changed, you must inform the Shire within 28 days.
  • If you have relocated to Shark Bay you can exchange your current registration tag for a Shark Bay tag at no additional cost. 
  • Proof of sterilisation and micro-chipping is required, sterilisation certificates are provided by your veterinary surgeon for this purpose.  

The registration period is from 1 November to 31 October the following year. 

Concession for pensioners (50%) - Pension card required.

Cat Registration Form

Dogs

All dogs over the age of three months must be:

  • Registered
  • Micro-chippedDogs
  • And wear a collar with registration tag.

The registration period runs from November 1 to October 31 the following year. 

When registering your dog, please consider the following:

  • Updating your contact details (address, telephone number and dog status) if recently changed, you must inform the Shire within 28 days.
  • If you have relocated to Shark Bay you can exchange your current registration tag for a Shark Bay tag at no additional cost. 
  • Proof of sterilisation and micro-chipping is required, sterilisation certificates are provided by your veterinary surgeon for this purpose.  The sighting of a tattoo ear insignia denoting a sterilised dog is also accepted.

Failure to register your dog can lead to an 'on the spot' fine of $100. Dogs can be registered at the Shire Office, 65 Knight Terrace Denham. 

Concession for pensioners (50%) - Pension card required.

Dog Registration Form

Responsible Dog Owners

See Fees and Charges for Dog and Cat Registration Fees

Please refer to the Local Laws for designated dog exercise areas