Licence to Keep a Dangerous Dog - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to keep a dog that has been declared a dangerous dog. A dog is generally declared a dangerous dog if it:

  • has been trained as or is kept as a guard dog
  • has been declared a dangerous dog (or similar) under a law of another State or Territory
  • has attacked or harassed a person or animal
  • is aggressive or menacing and poses an unacceptable risk to the safety of the public or other animals if not kept in accordance with a dangerous dog licence.
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Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $768.75
Renew Renewal All $768.75


Act(s) name

Domestic Animals Act 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Domestic Animals Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.