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Animal education and control
~ Mana Whakahaere Kararehe

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Dog registration

Reggie

All dogs in New Zealand must be registered from three months of age.

Register your dog for the first time

To register your dog for the first time (either because it is a puppy or is new to the district) please come to Council's customer service centre in Lyndon Rd, Hastings. An application form (available from the 'related documents' section at the bottom of this page) can be downloaded and completed prior to visiting Council.  Please bring identification such as a driver’s license or passport with you.

Adding a new dog

If you already have a dog registered with Hastings District Council and wish to add a new dog you can do so on-line. You will need your original dog's registration notice number and dog ID number to fill in the application for dog registration or transfer form:

ADD your new dog here

Renew your dog registration

The final day for renewing your dog registration is 30 June each year. You can re-register your dog on-line. If your dog is not registered, you can be fined $300 and the dog can be impounded. In some circumstances you can also be prosecuted. 

PAY YOUR DOG REGISTRATION ON-LINE Here

 

For Dog Control Act rules on registration, see Notes on Dog Registration in related documents.

More than two dogs

To keep more than two dogs on any urban property in Hastings District, you must apply for a permit from Council and pay a fee. The conditions for keeping more than two dogs on an urban property are outlined in the application form:

Permit to keep more than two dogs application form

Selected owner policy

Responsible dog owners in the urban zone with a clean record may qualify for the Selected Owner Policy scheme. If successful, you may be eligible for discounted dog registration fees. To apply, complete the application:

SELECTED OWNER POLICY APPLICATION FORM

Dog registration refund application form

Part of the annual registration fee can be refunded if a dog dies. The amount will depend on how many months are left in the registration year after Council has received written notification of the dog’s death. Council does not refund registration fees when a dog has been lost, stolen or changes owner or district. To apply for a refund please complete the on-line form: 

Dog Registration Refund Form

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