You must register your premises if you intend to operate a
domestic animal business on it. Businesses requiring this registration include
animal shelters, pounds, pet shops or commercial businesses for the rearing,
training, boarding or breeding of dogs, cats or other common animals. Owners of
domestic animal breeding businesses must register the business and each animal
belonging to the business over three months of age.
This registration is not required by Guide Dogs Victoria,
Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs or holders of scientific procedure licences.