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The Dogs (Amendment) Act 2011


Licence Fees


Please note that from 3 October 2011, the fees for dog licences will change in accordance with the fees listed in the table below.  Accordingly, any application received after 5 pm on 30 September 2011, will incur the new rate.


Fees and Concessions



A new rate applies where the keeper of a dog is not eligible for any concessions


The keeper of a dog is eligible for a free licence if they are over 65 and this is the first or only dog they keep


The keeper of a dog is over 65 and has already claimed a free licence for one dog, a fee is payable for the second dog and for every additional dog


A reduced fee applies if the keeper of a dog is in receipt of an income-related benefit (within the meaning of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act (Northern Ireland) 1992 (c.8) at the time of the application for the licence (income Support, or Housing Benefit)


The dog is sterilised


NB: Applicants may be required to provide evidence in relation to concessions.




Effective from 9 April 2012, in order for a dog licence to be valid, the dog must be microchipped. Local vets will carry out this procedure for a fee.   


Lurgan Veterinary Clinic

49 Banbridge Road, Lurgan

028 3832 2662

Monday – Friday

4 – 5 pm

PA Murray Veterinary Clinic

44A William Street, Lurgan

028 3834 7979


10.30–11.30 am

Greenmount Veterinary Clinic

72 Gilford Road, Portadown

028 3835 2640

Consulting times


Willow Veterinary Clinic

7 Mahon Road, Portadown

028 3833 6336

Consulting times





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Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council,  
PO Box 66, Lakeview Road, 
Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT64 1AL [View Map]
Tel: 0300 0300 900 or +44 (0) 28 38312400
Fax: +44 (0) 28 38312444
Minicom: +44 (0) 28 38329757

Irish and Ulster Scots Voicemail Service

The Council now provides an Irish and Ulster Scots voicemail service for any member of the public who wishes to ring using these languages. Simply ring the Council and ask to be put through to the service.  You will then hear a voicemail message in that language and be asked to leave your message.  We will then have your message translated and a response sent.


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