Change of ownership
If you get a dog that is registered under another owner’s name, or you are giving your dog to someone else, you or the new dog owner need to fill out a change of dog ownership of dog form (PDF 66 kb) within 14 days.
Change of address
Moving within Lower Hutt
Notify us within 14 days in writing, either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Animal Services, 21 Meachen Street, Seaview 5010.
If you hold responsible dog owner status you will need to re-apply to get it transferred to your new property.
Moving to Lower Hutt from another area
You can transfer your dog's registration from another council for free. To transfer your dog's registration, please fill out the new dog registration form.
Provide your previous tag or receipt and we'll give you a new tag. Make sure you let your previous council area know of the transfer within six weeks of your move.
Notify us within 14 days in writing, by email to email@example.com or by post to: Animal Services, 21 Meachen Street, Seaview 5010.