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Dog Registration

Dog Registrations

From 1 July 2018 there will be one central database capturing all microchipped and registered dogs and cats, breeders and registration payments in South Australia.

Dogs and Cats Online (DACO) is a new online service that will be used for all registration payments, microchipping and breeder information. DACO will be replacing the 68 individual council registers and will assist councils, shelters and the general public in reuniting lost pets with their owners.

As of 1 July 2018, the following information is applicable for all dog and cat owners, breeders in South Australia:

  • All registrations and renewals will go online
  • Micro-chipping of dogs and cats will be compulsory
  • De-sexing will be compulsory for all dogs and cats born after this date
  • Anyone who breeds or sells a dog or cat must register with the Dog and Cat Management Board as a breeder

For more information please visit www.dogandcatboard.com.au



 Registration fees are as follows:
Standard Registration$25.00
Concession Standard Registration$12.50
 Standard registration must be BOTH desexed & microchipped 
Non Standard Registration$50.00
Concession Non Standard Registration$25.00
Working Dog$10.00
Business Registration - Please contact Michael Vivian TBA
Guide DogNo Fee
Therapy DogNo Fee
Disability DogNo Fee
Greyhound - Registered with the Board$10.00

Dogs must wear a collar with a registration disc securely attached at all times when in a public place.

An Expiation Notice will be issued to owners of each unregistered dog. (Penalty $170.00 per dog)

Are your dogs registered?

That is the question that will be asked of residents after the 14th September each year.  Dog registrations are due on the 31st August each year and anyone found Owning or Keeping an Unregistered Dog after that time is guilty of an offence under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.

Coorong District Council wishes to promote responsible dog ownership and as such is conducting a door knock of the Council area to make sure all dogs in the district are registered. Anyone found to be Owning or Keeping an Unregistered Dog will be issued with an expiation notice (refer to fees and charges in the Act).

It is simple to register your dog on the new online DACO system or for those with no access to the internet you may also visit one of Councils offices to complete a registration.

Don't get caught with unregistered dogs. Register your dog now.

For further information contact: Coorong Civic Centre on 1300 785 277.


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Coorong District Council

95-101 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend SA 5260

PO Box 399, Tailem Bend SA 5260

Call: 1300 785 277


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