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 Form(PDF, 461KB), 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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