register a dog or cat

Dog and cat registrations are due each financial year commencing 1 July and concessions apply for desexed, microchipped & desexed dogs and pensioners. 

Dog  and cat owners are advised that registrations are now due for animals over the age of three (3) months in both urban and rural areas.

To register your pet, please complete the Dog Registration Application form, and/or Cat Registration Application form and forward to Council together with the required documentation (e.g. desexing certificate, copy of blue concession card etc) and fee.
 
Multiple Dog Permit is required to keep more than 2 dogs and a Multiple Cat Permit is required to keep more than 2 cats.

Should you need to replace your animal's tag, please complete the Replacement Tag Application and forward to Council together with the required fee.
  
Working Dog Application - In order to be eligible to register a dog as a working dog, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
  1. The dog must be kept on rural land, and,
  2. The owner of the dog must be a primary producer (or engaged or employed by a primary producer, and,
  3. The dog is primarily used for the purpose of:
    • Droving, protecting, tending or working with stock, or being trained in droving, protecting or working stock, and
    • Does not include a class of dog prescribed under a regulation.
Dog From 1 August 2016 Pensioner Rates
Unspeyed female or entire male dog $120/year $51/year
Desexed dog $66/year $20/year
Desexed and micro chipped dog $62/year $15/year
QCCC/National Council Members $62/year  
Cat Registration From 1 August 2016
Entire cat $43/year
Desexed cat $24/year
Desexed and micro chipped cat $13/year
Renewal fee for keeping more than 2 cats plus application fee $367 plus registration
Release fees for seized animals Fee
Unregistered cat or dog $243 plus registration
First release of a registered cat or dog $161
canine parvovirus

Pet owners are being encouraged to ensure their pet's vaccinations are current following a recent increase in parvovirus cases. Dog owners need to be aware of the virus and its symptoms following a number of cases reported recently. 

Common symptoms of parvovirus include:

- Loss of appetite;
- Depression;
- Lethargy;
- Abdominal pain;
- Fever;
- Vomiting with or without blood; and
- Foul smelling diarrhoea with or without blood.

Puppies who have not been vaccinated are the most susceptible to contracting the highly contagious and often deadly virus. Parvovirus is only contagious to dogs and can remain in the environment for years. The main source of the virus is from the faeces of infected dogs.

Prevention is better than cure, please contact your local vet immediately if you have any concerns about your dogs health.

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