Dogs & Cats

All dogs and cats within the state of Western Australia are required to be microchipped and registered.

Please read the information below for further details and requirements.

Dog & Cat Registrations
Registrations expire on 31 October. To renew your animal registration, please complete your renewal form in full, sign and update any details.
Please attach any supporting documentation if your dog’s sterilisation status has changed. If you have a pension card, make sure you attach a copy of the front and back.
Completed registration forms can be submitted via:
Post: PO Box 42, Kalamunda WA 6926.
In Person: 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda (Monday- Friday 08.30am-5.00pm)


All dogs within the state of Western Australia under the Dog Act 1976 are required to be microchipped and registered.

Following is detailed information relating to your requirements under the Dog Act 1976 plus additional information that you may find useful on how to be a responsible dog owner.

Dogs - Local Law 2022 (PDF, 181KB)

Dog Registration
Keeping more than 2 dogs
Exercise Areas
Wandering Dogs
Barking Dogs
Dog Attacks
Declared Dangerous dogs and Restricted breeds
A dog and cat laying next to eachother on green vegetation


On the 1 November 2013, the full Cat Act 2011 took effect and requires all cats that have reached six (6) months of age to be:

  • Microchipped; (proof required)
  • Sterilised (Proof required, unless approved by local government as a Cat Breeder, conditions apply)
  • Registered with the relevant local government.  Download an application for Cat Registration

Cats are required to wear a collar and registration tag to ensure that owned cats can be easily identified and returned to their owner.

The Cat Act 2011 requires the identification, registration and sterilisation of domestic cats, and gives local governments the power to administer and enforce the legislation

Please be advised the City is currently drafting a Control of Cats local law, for more information, please contact Community Safety- Rangers during Office hours. 

Cat Registration
How many cats can I own?
Trapping of Cats
Responsible Cat owner checklist
Cat Fact Sheets
Keeping your Cat Safe & Happy at Home

RSPCA: Keeping your Cat Safe and Happy at Home

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