Registration of Dogs for Business - Burnie City Council - Tasmania


You will require this registration if you own or house any dog which is involved in hunting, farming, herding, breeding, showing, guarding, racing, or any other business activity. The Tasmanian Canine Association lists all the breeds considered as working dogs.

If you own a restricted or dangerous breed of dog, you may need to meet additional requirements.

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




1st July each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Working, purebred or greyhound:

  • paid by the due date - $43.00
  • paid after the due date - $51.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All

Guard dog:

  • paid before the due date - $72.00
  • paid after the due date - $89.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 Tasmania

Administering agency

Burnie City Council

Contact details

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