Registration of Dogs for Business - Hobart 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.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $60.00

Greyhound, purebred or working dogs. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $280.00

Guard dog. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $300.00

Declared dangerous prior to 30 June 2020. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $900.00

Declared dangerous after 1 July 2020. Fees for 2021-22.

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 Tasmania

Administering agency

Hobart City 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, Animal Control

Hobart City Council

Operating address: 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 503
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6238 2182
Website: Hobart City Council (Opens in new window)