Dangerous Dogs

A dangerous dog is one that wil attack or kill a person or other animals without being provoked.

The Companion Animals Act (1998) allows a local council or court to declare a dog dangerous.

Dangerous Dogs must be:-

  • Controlled by an adult over 18 years of age

  • Kept in child-proof enclosures

  • Display an official dangerous dog warning sign

  • Leashed and Muzzled in public

  • Desexed

Contact Details

  • Environmental & Community Services
  • Phone: (02) 6736 6002
  • Fax: (02) 6736 6005
  • council@tenterfield.nsw.gov.au