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Dog RegistrationRēhitatanga Kurī

Dog registration licences cover the period from 1st July to 30th June each year. There are 3 tiers of registration licence for Central Hawke's Bay. Registration process, breeds, colours, and age.

Dog Registration & Dog Ownership Transfer

The Animal Services team send out the annual dog registration notices in June. All dogs over the age of three months must be registered.

This year's fees (1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021) are:

  • Urban Township  $112.00
  • Rural  $56.00
  • Responsible Dog Owner Status  $76.50
  • Gold Card Holder  $38.00

Pay by 1 July 2020 to receive a $10 discount per dog (not applicable for Gold Card Holders).

If you have previously registered your dog with CHBDC, click here to go straight to our payment page. You will need your Owner Number which you will find on the registration form that was sent to you. If you aren't sure what your Owner Number is, give the Customer Service team a call on 06 857 8060 or email


First time Registering your dog

If registering your dog for the first time, please fill in the online dog registration form below and you will be taken to a payment page. If you are unsure regarding payment please ring the Customer Service team on 06 857 8060 and they will assist you.


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