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Pets & animals

Pet registration

Restrictions on keeping pets. Maximum number of animals. Microchipping and desexing. Registration fees. Register your pet. Keep extra animals or livestock.

If your cat or dog is over 3 months old, you must register it with Council. Find out how much it costs to register and register your pet online.
There are some restrictions around keeping cats and dogs in Casey. You are not permitted to keep cats in Botanic Ridge or Settlers Run estates. Certain brands of dogs are considered dangerous and there may be restrictions in keeping them.
Depending on the size and location of your property, you are only allowed to have a certain number of animals, including cats and dogs.
You must microchip your pet before you register it. Cats must be desexed, unless you have written proof of an exemption. You are not required to desex your dog, but you will receive a discount for registering a desexed dog.
If you want to keep more animals or you want to keep livestock, you must apply for an Excess Animals and Livestock permit. You must apply for the permit before you acquire the animals.
You can renew your pet's registration online. You must renew your pet's registration by 10 April every year.
If your pet was previously registered to someone else, or at another council, you can transfer the registration to you.
If you are moving out of Casey or your pet has passed away, you can cancel the registration. If you wish to surrender your pet, you can do so at a Council pound.