Registration of Dogs for Business - Sorell 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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Full rate (paid after 31 July 2022):

  • desexed dog: $46.00
  • non-desexed dog: $109.00
  • working dog: $48.00
  • purebred dog (must be KCC registered): $63.00
  • TGRB registered greyhound: $63.00
  • dangerous dog (desexed): $109.00
  • restricted breed (desexed): $46.00.

Fees for 2022-23


Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 Tasmania

Administering agency

Sorell Council

Contact details

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

Supporting information