Registering a pet

Registering a pet
Dog with vet
The Companion Animals Act requires you to have your dog microchipped with a vet or animal welfare organisation. Registering Pet animal canterbury bankstown The Companion Animals Act requires you to have your dog microchipped with a vet or animal welfare organisation, and then pay the lifetime registration fee.  


​​​​​The Companion Ani​mals Act requires residents to have their dogs and cats microchipped, and pay the lifetime registration fee. Microchipping and registering your pet helps protect your pet if it's lost, hurt or stolen.​ 

For all companion animal microchipping and registration details, including payment options, please refer to the Office of Local Governments website

Moving house

You must chnage the registration details of your pet if you move house.

Micro​chipping

Local vets and animal welfare organisations may offer discount rates, so shop around for the best price on microchipping. Council also holds special days where you can get your pet chipped.

​Companion animal forms 

Change of Ownership Form

Microchipping Form

Change of Address Form

Lifetime​ Registration Form

Contact

​For more information, or help with the above forms, contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 9707 9000. ​