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Dangerous, menacing and restricted breed dogs

We keep records of and monitor the location of all declared dangerous dogs, menacing dogs and restricted breed dogs.

Declared dangerous dogs are those that:

  • have attacked or threatened people or other animals
  • are kept for the purpose of guarding non-residential premises

Report a dog attack

You should immediately report dog attacks to us online or by calling 9217 2170.

Report dog attacks to us online

Dangerous and restricted breed dog legislation

For up-to-date legal requirements and other information about dangerous dogs and restricted breeds, visit the Department of Environment and Primary Industries website.