Registration of Dogs for Business - Huon Valley 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

Owners of greyhounds seeking concessional registration may need to produce written evidence of eligibility as prescribed in the relevant dog legislation.

In the case of working dogs, a demonstration of working stock may be required.

Breeders must produce a current stud prefix issued by the Council.


One year


30 June each year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $65.00

Working dog, pure bred or greyhound. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $400.00

Dangerous dog. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $105.00

Guard dog. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $105.00

Hunting dog. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Transfer All $360.00

Transfer of ownership of dangerous dog or restricted breed. Fees for 2021-22.


Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 Tasmania

Administering agency

Huon Valley 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:


Huon Valley Council

Operating address: 40 Main Street
Huonville, Tasmania 7109
Mailing address: PO BOX 210
Huonville, Tasmania 7109
Phone: 03 6264 0300
Website: Huon Valley Council (Opens in new window)