Working dogs

Working dogs do not incur a registration fee.

Council asks that you inform council of their existence so they are recorded on the council registration database.

A working dog, usually kept or proposed to be kept, means:

  • On rural land and
  • By an owner who is a primary producer, and
  • Primarily for the purpose of :
    • Droving, protecting, tending, or working stock, or
    • Being trained in droving, protecting, tending, or working, stock