Dog registration fees 2021/22

On display until September 06, 2021, 12:00 AM

Whanganui District Council gives notice, as required by Section 37(b), Dog Control Act 1996, of dog registration fees for the year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

These fees were set by resolution of the council on Tuesday, 10 April 2018, with no changes for the 2021/2022 registration year.

 

Non-working dogs

incl. GST

Full fee

First three dogs*

$120.00 fee per dog

 

Discount

 

Neutered/spayed

For registrations paid on or before 31 July 2021 and veterinarian certificate provided to receive the discount (not applicable to working dogs)

$24.00 discount

Prompt payment

Registration paid on or before 31 July 2021 for first three dogs (not applicable to multi-dog reduced fee dogs)

$12.00 discount per dog

Responsible dog owner (RDO)

Owner has met the criteria to be a responsible dog owner. Applicable per dog (not applicable if registration is unpaid from 1 August 2021)

$24.00 discount

Multi-dog reduced fee*

For the fourth and subsequent non-working dog with one owner. Subject to pre-approval

$10.00 fee per dog

 

Penalty

 

Late payment

Registration unpaid from 1 September 2021 of registration year incurs a penalty

20% of outstanding fee

Classified dangerous dog

Additional fee for dogs classified as dangerous

150% of applicable fee

 

Working dogs

incl. GST

Full fee

First three working dogs*

$40.00 fee per dog

 

Discount

 

Prompt payment rebate

Registration paid on or before 31 July 2021 for first three working dogs

$4.00 discount per dog

Multi-working dog reduced fee*

For the fourth and subsequent working dog with one owner. Subject to pre-approval

$10.00 fee per dog

 

Penalty

 

Late payment

Registration unpaid on or after 1 September 2021 of registration year incurs a penalty

20% of outstanding fee

*Non-neutered/spayed and non-working dogs will be identified first when calculating first three dogs

 

Impounding fees

incl. GST

First impound

Within registration year

$90.00

Second and subsequent impound

Within registration year

$160.00 per dog

Sustenance fee

Charged after seven days

$15.00 daily

 

Other fees

incl. GST

Microchipping

 

$25.00

Sale of dog

Plus any other relevant charges

$35.00

 

Dog registration fees must be paid in full by Wednesday, 31 July 2021 to receive a prompt payment discount. If you have not received your dog registration notice in the mail by 1 July 2021, please call us on (06) 349 0001.

Payment options

  • Online payments by credit card/debit card (this is the council’s preferred method of payment): Visit www.whanganui.govt.nz/pay-dog-registration and choose the online option. You will need your client number which can be found at the top of your dog registration notice.
  • Internet banking: Use the council’s ANZ bank account 01 0790 0157888 02. Please quote your name, client number and dog registration number in the particulars and reference fields.
  • Cash/Eftpos or credit card: Visit us at 101 Guyton Street, Whanganui, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

For more information or if you have any queries, please call us on 06 349 0001