Registration of Dogs for Business - 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 registration.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $32.75

Working dogs and pure breeds.

Apply Application All $344.00 Dangerous dog.
Apply Application All $83.00 Guard dogs.


Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 TAS

Administering agency

West Coast Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

West Coast Council

Operating address: 11 Sticht Street
TAS 7467
Mailing address: PO BOX 63
Queenstown, Tasmania 7467
Phone: 03 6471 4700
Fax: 03 6471 4720
Website: West Coast Council (Opens in new window)