Selling and breeding pets
Are you selling dogs or cats? You need to know the laws around breeding and selling pets.
It is an offence to advertise a dog or cat for sale, or to give away, unless the advertisement includes the animal’s microchip number and a source number generated by the
Offences will apply to both the person selling the pet and the publisher that has published the non-compliant advertisement.
Do you have:
- 3 or more fertile female dogs, or
- 3 or more fertile female cats, and
- do you sell dogs or cats (whether you make a profit or not)?
If so, you are now considered to be a 'breeding domestic animal business'.
Register with Council, or you risk being fined.
- Contact Council
- Call the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources on 136 186