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Responsible Dog Owner has recently had a name change, it's now called Reduced Registration Fee Category
You can apply for a Reduced Registration Fee Category status (formerly Responsible Dog Owner) to enjoy lower dog fees - saving $50 for a neutered dog and $50 for a non-neutered dog.
Please note that there is a $33 application fee and an inspection fee of $65.00 once the application has been approved.
To qualify, you confirm the following conditions:
You must also keep us updated about:
Apply for the Reduced Registration Fee Category status (formerly Responsible Dog Owner status) by 1 May.
Come into our Customer Services Centre at 16 Cobham Court, Porirua, and fill in the required form. You can download the form here.
An animal control officer will make a time during normal working hours to inspect your property. The officer will assess whether the site and dog accommodation are suitable and hygienic.