Dog and Cat Control

WA Contract Ranger Services provide weekly control services to Brookton. If you have any concerns or queries regarding dogs,cats and other animals please call the Shire Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106.

Dog Information

Dog owners are required by law under the Dog Act 1976 to:

  • Register their dog with the local council;
  • Ensure their dog is unable to escape from their yard; and
  • Leash their dog at all times in public places

Please note that keeping more than two dogs (excluding working dogs) on a property requires special Council approval - please call the Shire Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106 for more information.

Dog Registration Fees

Sterilised 1 Year 3 Years  Lifetime Unsterilised 1 Year 3 Years  Lifetime
Standard $20.00 $42.50 $100.00 Standard $50.00 $120.00 $250.00
Pensioner Concession $10.00 $21.25 $50.00 Pensioner Concession $25.00 $60.00 $125.00
Working Dog $5.00 $10.60 $25.00 Working Dog $12.50 $30.00 $62.50

Proof of concession and dog sterilisation is required at the time of registration in order to qualify for the discounted rates

For further information about dogs please following the link - Fact Sheet for Dog Owners

Dog Registration Application - Download here

Cat Information

All cats that have reached six months of age are required to be:

  • Microchipped
  • Sterilised
  • Registered with the local council

Your cat will be required to wear a collar and registration tag to ensure they can be easily identified and returned to you if they become lost.

Cat Registration Fees

Sterilised 1 Year 3 Years  Lifetime
Standard $20.00 $42.50 $100.00
Pensioner Concession $10.00 $21.25 $50.00
Registered Breeding $100.00

A person may NOT breed cats unless the person is an approved cat breeder - PENALTY: $5,000 fine for non-compliance - Please call the Shire Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106 for more information.

For further information about cats please following the links - Cat Local Law Guide Notes or Laws for Responsible Cat Owners

Cat Registration Application - Download here

Microchipping

Microchipping is required for cats and dogs to be registered with the local council.

WA Contract Ranger Services provide microchipping services, please contact the Shire Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106 to make arrangements.

If your pet cannot receive a microchip for medical reasons, you may obtain an exemption certificate from a registered vet.

Impounded Pets

Have you lost you pet?

Maybe we have it safe custody, please contact the Shire Administration Office on (08) 9642 1106 to check with our staff.

How do I get my pet from the pound?

The impound fees, any fines and registration (if not already registered) is required to be paid to the Shire of Brookton Administration Office prior to the release of your pet.

Once paid, arrangements to return your pet will be made directly with the Ranger.  These arrangement will only be carried out during office hours Monday to Friday.

Pets will not be released from the Pound unless registration is current and fees are paid.  Please refer to fees and charges for ranger and impound costs.