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A dangerous dog is one that will 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