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Change your dog's ownership details

Panonihia te mana rangatira ki tō kurī

What you need to let us know

You need to let us know if you:

  • currently own a registered dog and you plan to give it away or sell it
  • are taking over the ownership of a registered dog.

The existing owner and new owner have to sign the form.

It will take 5-10 working days to process the changes.

How to change dog ownership details

 By post

​Complete the Dog owner change of ownership form signed by both owners.

Post it to:

Animal Management Administration
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

Complete the Dog owner change of ownership form signed by both owners.

Bring it to one of our service centres.

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