Dog and Stock Control

  • Taz the dog
  • Goofy the dog

Dog Control

For dog control, phone the Council on 03 756 9010 or 0800 474 834.  During business hours complaints received by Council will be recorded and forwarded to the SPCA.  After hours those ringing the Council number will be referred to the SPCA after hours number of 027 514 4539.

Register Your Dog Online

All dogs within the District must be kept under effective control at all times, registered and properly cared for. Dogs need to be registered from 3 months of age. All dogs born after 2006 are required to be microchipped.

New dog owners (and existing owners with a new dog) can simply fill in our online Dog Registration form. Once you submit the form we’ll action it accordingly and figure out the full cost of registration, then send you an invoice and new dog tags by post.

Register Your Dog Online

Existing dog owners will receive renewal invoices annually either by post or e-mail.

Had a change in circumstances or need a refund?
Update your Dog Ownership Details Online

Questions? Contact the team at

Stock Control

Please report any stock control issue direct to the Council at 0800 474 834.  This number can also be used after hours. 

New puppies and dogs need to be registered, now you can do it online.
A government initiative - funding is available for menacing dogs.