Dog owners are reminded that all dogs over three months of age must be registered. Registrations expire on 31 October of each year and can be obtained for a period of one or three years.
Dog or bitch unsterilised
1 year $50.00 3 years $120.00
Life Registration $250
Dog or bitch sterilised
1 year $20.00 3 years $42.50
Life Registration $100
Pensioners –Dog or bitch - unsterilised
1 year $25.00 3 years $60.00
Life Registration $125
Dog or bitch- sterilised
1 year $10.00 3 years $21.25
Life Registration $50
Unsterilised dogs used for tending stock 25% of fee
It is also a requirement of the Dog Act that the name and address of the dog is attached to a separate disc on the dog's collar.
Dog owners have some definite legal responsibilities which are intended for the convenience of residents. Please:
ø Attach the registration disc and dog's identification tag to the collar.
ø Don't let the dog wander without proper control
ø Keep the animal generally quiet.
ø Clean up after your pet in public places.
ø Dogs must be restrained on a leash in public places at all times.
The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu provides subsidies for dog sterilisation.Ranger
Council employs a ranger to patrol its reserves and streets to enforce various Acts of Parliament and Council's by-laws relating to control of straying animals, Council and dog control. Contact 0447 988 271
The Council pound is situated within the confines of the Works Depot and is open during working hours. Fees are imposed on all impounded animals and are payable to the Shire Council before the release of the animal. After 72 hours, an impounded animal, if not claimed or released, is disposed of.