Deceased Pet Online Form

If your cat or dog has sadly passed away, you must notify the relevant authorities within 28 days.

To arrange this, either:

  • Update your pet's status on the NSW Pet Registry to 'deceased', or
  • Complete the below online form so that we can update the register on your behalf.

*denotes mandatory field

Your Details
Pet Details

Privacy Statement

Purpose: We will use this information to update the NSW Pet Registry.

Intended recipients: Authorised City of Newcastle Officers.

Supply: The information provided is required for the City of Newcastle officer to update the NSW Pet Registry. It is a requirement of the Companion Animals Act 1998 that the owner must notify within 28 days of their pet's passing. 

Consequence of non-provision: Your pet's registration will still appear as current and NSW Councils may contact you regarding the registration status. 

Storage and security: Information will be stored in accordance with City of Newcastle’s Records Management Policy.

Access: Contact us by phone on (02) 4974 2000 or attend the City Administration Centre.