WARN­ING FOR DOG OWN­ERS

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Dog own­ers who have not re­newed their dog reg­is­tra­tion risk a $300 fine, Auck­land

Coun­cil says. Auck­land Coun­cil’s reg­u­la­tory com­mit­tee deputy chair coun­cil­lor WayneWalker said dog own­ers were legally re­quired to reg­is­ter their dog with their lo­cal coun­cil and re­new the reg­is­tra­tion each year by Au­gust 1. Al­most 70,000 dogs have been reg­is­tered how­ever, about 30,000 known dogs are yet to be reg­is­tered. Each year Auck­land Coun­cil is­sues about 2000 in­fringe­ment fines for dog own­ers hav­ing an un­reg­is­tered dog.

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