City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

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Dog Information & Fees

See all the details on owning a pet dog in the City of Cockburn.

Including fees costs and registrations and more.

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Dog Owner Documents

Everything in one spot for Spot!

Dog Registration Form

Statutory Declaration

Change of Animal Status form

Dog Sterilisation Rego Refund Form

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Dogs Off-Lead Exercise Areas

Check out the Cockburn's dogs off-lead exercise areas to know exactly where your dog can roam lead or leash free.

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Impounded Animals

If you have lost your animal it may have been impounded by the City's Rangers . Photographs of all animals impounded can be found here.

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Dog Microchipping

Amendments to the Dog Act 1976 now require all dogs to be microchipped. 

Find out more and register your dogs microchip number here.

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Barking Dogs

Do you have problems with a barking dog/s in your neighbourhood? 

Our aim is to resolve the matter with all parties concerned and to educate dog owners on their responsibilities when it comes to issues such as these.

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The City Rangers' role is to ensure the enjoyment of the day-to-day lives for all citizens of the City of Cockburn and they operate 7 days a week.   Read More 

Email: | Phone: 9411 3444 | Contact Us

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Your obligations as a dog owner:

  • You must register your dog (all dogs over 3 months old) and keep the registration current.
  • Dog registrations can not be accepted without a microchip.
  • All dogs must be microchipped by 1 November 2015.
  • No more than 2 dogs per property unless permission is granted.
  • Dogs are to have a collar and registration tag when in a public place.
  • Dog collar to include owner's name and address.
  • Dog to be kept on a leash in most public places (see Dogs Off-Lead Exercise Areas).
  • Keep dogs out of shops and school grounds.
  • Keep dogs under control in exercise areas and rural areas.
  • Don't allow your dog to create a nuisance or to be in any place without the owners consent.
  • Remove your dogs excreta.
  • Maintain your dogs cleanliness and hygiene to prevent parasites.
  • Observe special conditions for owning a greyhound or a restricted breed. 
  • Read More about: Restricted Breeds