Registration of a Business Involving Dogs - Wakefield Regional Council - South Australia


You may obtain this registration if you own or operate a kennel at which dogs are bred or trained, or a business that provides security or other services that involve the use of dogs.

Please contact your local council for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Twelve months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Dog business registration:

  • 1 dog - $70.00
  • 2 dogs - $140.00
  • 3 dogs - $210.00
  • 4 dogs - $280.00
  • 5 - 10 dogs - $350.00
  • 11 - 20 dogs - $700.00.

Fees for 2021-22

Apply Miscellaneous All $125.00

Late registration fee. Fees for 2021-22.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Animal Management Plan - PDF (Opens in new window)

Additional information

Upon registration, all dogs over the age of three months, which are trained or bred at the kennel or used in connection with the business, will be classed as registered whilst they remain at the kennel or are used in the business.

If the business is not registered, each dog must be individually registered.

Administering agency

Wakefield Regional 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:

Council Office

Wakefield Regional Council

South Australia
Operating address: Scotland Street
Balaklava, South Australia 5461
Mailing address: PO BOX 167
Balaklava, South Australia 5461
Phone: 08 8862 0800
Website: Wakefield Regional Council (Opens in new window)

Supporting information