Register your dog

Dogs must be registered before they are three months old and registrations must be renewed annually on 1 July.

Renew your dog registration

Responsible dog owners renew before 30 June to receive the reduced rate. 

All dog owners to renew by 31 July. Late payment will incur a penalty fee.

Please check your details are correct, and let us know if you'd like a disc or strip tag.

Pay your dog registration

Pay online in four easy steps.

Register a new dog

Let us know you have a new dog.

Apply to keep more than two dogs

Obtain a licence for keeping more than two dogs.

Move a dog into Christchurch

Advise Council that you have moved a dog into the Christchurch area.

Move a dog out of New Zealand

Advise Council that your dog is moving to another country.

What your dog registration supports

Your dog registration fees fund important dog control services.