Kennel/cattery licence (Bulloo) - Bulloo Shire Council - Queensland

Description

You require this licence to operate the following establishments:

  • kennel
  • cattery
  • pet shop
  • animal shelter.

A kennel's activities include boarding, training, breeding, and selling dogs.

A cattery's activities include boarding, breeding, and selling cats.

A pet shop's activities include the supply and selling of various types of animals to the public.

An animal shelter's activities include the supply and boarding of various types of animals which have been abandoned or surrendered to the shelter.

Please contact your local council for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Prerequisites

Application process

Apply

To apply for this approval, you must:

  • complete the approved application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Additional information

Councils regulate kennels and catteries to:

  • protect the community against risk of injury and damage
  • ensure that animals do not create a nuisance, or hazard to health or safety
  • prevent pollution and other environmental damage resulting from keeping animals
  • protect the amenity of the local environment
  • ensure that animals are kept and used in a way consistent with the rights and expectations of the local community.

Council may prescribe standards requiring you to:

  • regularly clean enclosures and dispose of waste
  • provide an adequate supply of food and water
  • provide adequate space for the animals
  • separate enclosures in which animals are kept from places used for human habitation or for preparing food, and watercourses or water catchment areas.

Council may also make other provisions for maintaining proper standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

Administering agency

Bulloo Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Bulloo Shire Council

Operating address: 53 Dowling Street
Thargomindah, Queensland 4492
Mailing address: PO BOX 46
Thargomindah, Queensland 4492
Phone: 07 4621 8000
Fax: 07 4655 3131
Email: Council@bulloo.qld.gov.au
Website: Bulloo Shire Council (Opens in new window)