Dog ownership registration
Every dog owner is obliged to register his dog.
The obligation to report is regulated in detail in the respective municipal statutes. This provides for an obligation to register on a regular basis,
- if the dog is more than three or four months old,
- in the case of the acquisition of a new dog or moving in with a dog,
- when caring for or keeping a dog for a period of more than two or three months.
In addition, a separate entry in the dog register is necessary, which is not carried out by the competent authority.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the joint municipality and the city in which the dog is to be registered.
Which documents are required?
Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.
What are the fees?
Fees may apply, please contact the competent authority.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.
- Municipal Statutes
What else should I know?
After the dog is registered, dog tax stamps are issued. The dog tax stamp must be carried and shown on request.
Please also note the service for "dog ownership deregistration".
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.