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What to do if your dog dies

What you need to let us know

To update our records that your dog has died, we need:

  • your dog’s name and date of death
  • your dog's registration number or tag number.

Our tip

Refunds are calculated based on the number of full months remaining in the registration year. We count this from the date we receive your request, not from the date the dog died.


 By post

Post all the documents to:

Animal Management Administration

  Auckland Council

  Private Bag 92300

  Auckland 1142

If you would like a refund of your dog's registration fee, include the Request a refund of dog registration fee form:

 In person

​Bring all the documents to one of our service centres.

If you would like a refund of your dog's registration fee, include the Request a refund of dog registration fee form:

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