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Be a responsible pet owner

You are responsible for ensuring your pets are identified, healthy, safely contained and do not create a nuisance in the neighbourhood.

Pet registration

Dogs

Pet registration

City of Gold Coast requires all dogs over the age of 12 weeks to be registered and microchipped.

A maximum of two (2) dogs can be kept on a property of any size. A permit is required for additional dogs.
Find the link to the permit application form below.

Visit our Registering dogs page for more information on how to register your dog, including fees, eligibility requirements for pension concessions and more. 

Keep your dog's registration details up to date.

Use our online form to let us know about any changes to your dog's registration details.

Follow the link below and select Open New Form.

Submit online SmartForm

This form can be used for the following:

  • change of address and/or update contact details (phone number/email address)
  • pension concession request, or animal association membership concession request
  • cancel registration
  • advise that the animal is now desexed
  • update microchip number

Alternatively, download a pdf version of this form below.


Cats

Cats

Cats do not require registration, but must be microchipped if they are over 12 weeks of age.

A maximum of two (2) cats can be kept on a property of any size. A permit is required for additional cats.

Find the link to the permit application form below.


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