Domestic Animal Business Registrations

What is a domestic animal business?

A domestic animal business includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Pet Shops
  • Boarding premises for cats and dogs
  • Dog training establishments
  • Animal Shelters
  • Breeding and rearing premises for cats and/ dogs

Domestic animal businesses are required to register with Council and must hold a current Domestic Animal Business Registration.

Contact Council

If you would like assistance whilst completing the Domestic Animal Business Registration(PDF, 462KB) , or to discuss any matters related to an application for registration of a Domestic Animal Business;

Please contact Mansfield Shire Council (03) 5775 8555 to speak with Council's Local Laws team for further information. 

Further information

Information regarding the registration of a domestic animal business is contained within the Victorian Domestic Animals Act 1994.

Information regarding domestic animals in Mansfield Shire can be found in Council's Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-2021.

Additionally, information regarding domestic animals and businesses can be found online at Agriculture Victoria


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