Registering your pet

Register your cat or dog

Any change in details provided in this application, including sale or death of pet must be notified to the City of Wanneroo immediately.

Dog Registration

  • Dogs aged three months and over must be registered and microchipped
  • Wear both a registration tag and disc showing the owner’s name and address
  • Proof of sterilisation is required to be submitted with your application form (Veterinary Surgeon's certificate is the only proof that can be accepted if applying online.)
  • Households in residential areas are limited to two dogs
  • Up to six dogs may be kept on a rural property (providing the rural property is over 4 hectares)

Cat Registration

  • Cats six months and over must be registered
  • Cats must be microchipped and sterilised
  • Households are limited to 3 cats on their property

Registration Period and Renewals

  • The registration period is from 1 November to 31 October.
  • Registration renewals are forwarded to registered animal owners in October each year.
  • 1 year and 3 year animal registrations expire 31 October regardless of the month your animal is registered (any 1 year new annual registrations purchased from the 1 June to 31 October, the fee payable to the City is half the normal price as the registration will expire on the 31 October of that same year).

Fees Payable

Pensioner concession of 50% applies to holders of a current Pensioner Concession card or either a Centrelink or Department of Veteran Affairs ‘Commonwealth Seniors Health Card’ together with a Seniors Card must be provided to claim concession.


  1 Year 3 Years Lifetime
Sterilised $20 $42.50 $100


  1 Year 3 Years Lifetime
Unsterilised $50 $120 $250*
Sterilised $20 $42.50 $100

Check if your suburb is in the City of Wanneroo

Click below to check if your suburb is within the City of Wanneroo

If your suburb is not listed you do not reside in the City of Wanneroo and will need to register with your local council.

Apply Online

Dog registration form

Cat registration form

Please note: No fax or emailed copies will be accepted. For cat and new dog registration the microchip number must be completed for the registration form to be processed.

Notification of Council transfer for dogs and cats form

Notification of owner transfer for dogs and cats form

Application form to keep more than two dogs

Application form to keep more than three cats