Alert : New Laws for Dog Owners

From 1 November 2013, amendments to the State Government’s Dog Act 1976 came into effect.


Microchipping has been introduced for all dogs:

  • From 1 November 2013, dogs must be microchipped when they are registered for the first time or when a change of ownership occurs.
  • By 30 November 2013 all dangerous dogs, must be microchipped.
  • By 1 November 2015, all dogs must be microchipped.
  • If your dog is impounded, they must be microchipped before release.

Don’t get caught out as infringement fees have increased.

For more information on these changes head to the City of Mandurah website.