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Owners guide

How to register a dog or cat

Go to Dogs and Cats Online

  1. Select Register*
  2. Select register my new animal
  3. Enter Microchip number, Desexing ID or Transfer code and your Surname. If you haven’t been given these details, select Unknown
  4. Check if you have an account—if so, select it and proceed without logging in, or continue as a new owner
  5. Ensure your details are correct
  6. Complete registration

*If you don’t have internet access or an email address, contact your council for assistance.
*Select Forgotten your password to set a new one.

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How to transfer a registered
dog/cat to a new owner

Go to Dogs and Cats Online

  1. Login using your email address*
  2. Select Commence ownership transfer
  3. Select animal to transfer
  4. Select Initiate transfer
  5. Enter the new owner’s details (including email or mobile number)
  6. Select OK to transfer
  7. Provide Transfer code to new owner

*If you don’t have internet access or an email address, contact your council for assistance.
*Select Forgotten your password to set a new one.

 

Annual registration renewal

  1. Select Register
  2. Select Renew Registration
  3. Enter your renewal code (on registration renewal notice) and surname
  4. Check your personal details are correct

Your legal obligations

Dog and cat owners have particular responsibilities to comply with South Australian dog and cat management laws (eg desexing, microchipping and registering in Dogs and Cats Online). This information about buying and selling dogs and cats sets out those obligations and more.