Pet Rego Visits

Yarra Ranges Shire Council
Yarra Ranges Council pet registration renewals were due in April 2024, with all cats and dogs over the age of three months needing to be registered with Council and microchipped.
The vast majority of pet owners have renewed their registrations and we thank the community for their ongoing commitment to responsible pet ownership.
Registration fees go towards funding the following services:
  • Payment of the annual State Government Levy
  • Lifetime Pet Registration Tag – Including free replacement tags
  • Reuniting lost animals
  • Off-lead dog parks
  • Investigation of animal related complaints and compliance issues
  • Cat Trap programs
  • Providing Council’s responsible pet ownership programs
  • Supporting Council’s Foster Carer Registration Program
Council’s Community Safety Team is now turning their attention to the small number of pet owners who have not been able to complete the process this year.
After a sustained communication campaign of text messages, emails and phone calls, officer will now be door knocking residents and visiting recreational areas to provide pet ownership education, information packs and possibly progress enforcement actions. This can include a $385 fine per unregistered pet.
Pet owners can access relevant information and register their animals at any time through the Council’s website at Pet registrations Yarra Ranges Council.
For residents who no longer have a pet that was previously registered, they can update their record/s online at Cancel pet registration Yarra Ranges Council to ensure that they do not receive any further requests for registration fees.
Residents with any queries should contact Council’s Community Safety Team on 1300 368 333.
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