Fees & Charges

Cats

Click here (pdf - 13.3MB) for purchase of cat prices.

This includes: Sale Price, F4 vaccination, Desexing, Microchipping &  Lifetime Registration

Surrender of cat:  $180.25 for HCC residents, $396.55 for all other residents.

Impound fees: $71.30 the first day, then $28.80 per day

Dogs

Click here (pdf - 13.3MB) for purchase of dog prices.

This includes: Purchase Price, C5 Vaccination, Desexing, Microchipping & Lifetime Registration

Surrender of dog:  $252.35 HCC residents, $468.65 for all other residents

Impound fees:  $94.90 for the first day, then $31.20 per day.

Any subsequent impounding: $119.60 for the first day, then $31.20 per day

Lifetime Registration

Lifetime Registration of Cats & Dogs is a legal requirement. There is a once off payment that lasts the lifetime of the animal.

As of 01/01/2014 the new fees for lifetime registration will be:

  • Animal is Desexed - $55.00
  • Animal is Desexed and owned by eligible pensioner* - $23.00
  • Animal is not Desexed - $201.00
  • Animal not desexed kept by recognised breeder for breeding purposes - $55.00
  • Working Dog - $0.00
  • Cat born prior to 1 July 1999 where ownership has not changed (when the Companion Animals Act 1998 came into effect) - $0.00
  • Assistance animal - $0.00
  • Dog in the service of the State, for example, a police dog - $0.00
  • Greyhound currently registered under the Greyhound Racing Act 2009** - $0.00

*An eligible pensioner is a person in receipt of the aged pension, war widow pension or disability pension. If you are unsure whether you are an eligible pensioner, please contact your local council.

**For information in relation to greyhounds registered under the Greyhound Racing Act 2009, please click here

Cat Trap Hire

$158.20 CASH deposit - $32.80 per fortnight hire fee (HCC residents get first week hire free)

Further information on charges can be found here.

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