Convenient way to register pets gets tails wagging

Did you know dog and cat owners across the state can register their furry friend through Service NSW?

More than 1,500 pet owners have already taken advantage of this convenient new service since it launched in November last year.

NSW pet owners can register their animals and pay the once only lifetime registration fee over the counter at any Service NSW Centre, or online using their MyServiceNSW account.

In NSW, all cats and dogs must be microchipped by 12 weeks of age and registered with the NSW Pet Registry by six months of age. In addition to verifying ownership, registration allows owners to update their contact details, report a pet missing and claim an animal that has been found.

Service NSW is a one-stop shop for hundreds of transactions across multiple NSW Government agencies Pet owners can also continue to use the existing registration and payment methods of visiting their local council or using the NSW Pet Registry website.