We’ve discussed some of the most important requirements in the legislation of all Australian states.
We want you to be aware that most shires will require you to put up at least 1 Dangerous, Menacing or Restricted Breed Dog Sign either on the actual enclosure of the dog and/or on the entrance or access point of your property.
The Western Australian Dog Act 1976 demands strict requirements for dog owners to comply to. The act requires you to place one dog sign at each entrance to the premises where a dangerous dog is being kept. Our Dangerous Dog Sign for WA complies with the following specifications:
The Companion Animals Regulation Act 2008 in New South Wales requires owners to put up approved warning signs on your property if you have a dangerous dog. The sign must comply with the following:
Victoria requires two separate dog signs depending on what declaration you have on your dog. The Domestic Animals regulation 2016 requires owners with Dangerous or Restricted dogs to put up the appropriate signs on all entrances to the premises where the dangerous or restricted dog is being kept.
The sign must measure 400mm x 400m, it must be similar to the image here, at least one colour must be reflective for visibility in the dark and it must be made of durable metal.
Queensland has 3 separate dog signs of similar design for Dangerous Dogs, Menacing Dogs and Restricted Breed Dogs. The Animals Management (Cats & Dogs) Act 2008, demands owners to put up the appropriate signs on all entrances to the premises where the dog is kept and it must comply with the following specifications:
The Dog Control Act 2000 of Tasmania, requires all dog owners with declared dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs to put up the appropriate warning sign on all entrances to the premises where the dog is kept as well as on the door/gate of the actual enclosure. This is to sufficiently alert the public of danger if they decide to enter. The Dangerous Dog Sign or Restricted Breed Dog Sign must comply with the following specifications:
Click your state and learn specific information about the Dangerous Dog Act.