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Owning a dog in the Gisborne district

Information you need to know about owning a dog in Gisborne district

Register your dog

Register your dog online, pay dog registration online, tell us if your dog has died

Dog fees and charges

Registration fees, pound fees, microchipping fee

Pay dog registration online

Pay online with credit or debit card

Dog eInvoice

Want to receive your invoice by email or mail?

Dog pound register

List of dogs in the pound

Lost and found dogs

Animal shelter hours, report a lost or found dog

Microchipping your dog

Benefits of microchipping, cost to microchip, legal requirements 

Selected Owner Policy

Responsible dog owners can apply. Discounted registration fees apply.

Owning more than one dog

Permit to keep more than one dog

Dog exercise areas

Parks and reserves to exercise your dog, exercise areas on a leash, exercise areas with no leash required

Dog prohibited areas

Parks and reserves where dogs are not allowed

Dog control annual policy and practices

How we manage dog control responsibilities.

Dog control bylaw

Sets dog control requirements for dogs in public places, removing dog faeces from public places and the number of dogs you can keep

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