Pets & animal management

Information & applications for: dog registration; guide dog, hearing dog and assistance dog registration; noisy bird permit; pet shop, cattery, kennel.

Pets & animal management forms

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Animal Carer (275.6 KB)
For use by approved dog/cat foster carers

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Dog and cat registration - PDF printable form (229.9 KB)
Use this form to register your dog or change registration details. All dogs aged 12 weeks and over must be registered with Council. Registering your pet helps Council reunite your pet if it is impounded, or to notify you in case of an accident. Discounted registration is offered for desexed dogs. Payment of applicable fees must be received by Council before new registrations will be processed. Proof of desexing is required where applicable.

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Excess Dog/Cat Permit (303.8 KB)
Application/Renewal to keep three or more dogs or cats.

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Keep a Noisy Bird (378.4 KB)
This application/renewal form allows is for the keeping of one only noisy bird.

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Keep excess horse/s on an allotment (320.9 KB)
Approval from Cairns Regional Council is required to keep more than one (1) horse on an allotment between 2000m2 and 10000m2 in size. Use this form to request approval to keep excess horses on an allotment. Conditions will be imposed on approvals. (Note: It is prohibited to keep a horse on any allotment with an area less than 2000m2.)

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Keep excess poultry (294.7 KB)
Use this form to request approval from Cairns Regional Council to keep excess poultry. Conditions will be imposed on approvals.

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Online form - cat registration
Online form to register a cat

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Online form - dog registration
Online form to register a dog, renew dog registration, cancel dog registration or update the 'kept at' address (change of address).

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Online form - update or cancel animal registration
Use this online form to update animal registration details or cancel registration (eg, update kept at address, receive renewal notices via email, advise animal desexed, advise animal departed or deceased, change of ownership, cancel registration)

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Payment of Infringement by Instalments (192.5 KB)
Application for Approval for Payment of Infringement by Instalments.

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Pet Shop/Cattery/Kennel (314.5 KB)
This information kit provides information on how to apply for a pet shop, cattery or kennel.

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Registration/Renewal/Change - Aged Pensioners' Dogs, Guide, Hearing or Assistance Dogs (217.4 KB)
Application for Registration / Renewal of Registration / Change of Details of Registration for Aged Pensioners, Guide, Hearing or Assistance Dogs.

Last updated: 16 March 2015