Domestic animal businesses - such as pet shops and animal shelters - need to be registered annually with Council.
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.
If you would like assistance whilst completing the Domestic Animal Business Registration, 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.
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