Regulated and restricted dogs
The Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 enhances community safety through the introduction of state-wide management of regulated dogs from 1 July 2009.
A regulated dog is a dog that is subject to legal regulations. There are three types of regulated dog in Queensland:
- declared dangerous dogs
- declared menacing dogs
- restricted dogs
For further information regarding regulated dogs please contact Council's Regulatory Services on 1300 883 699.
Under the Animal Management (Cats & Dogs) Act 2008 the following breeds are restricted dogs:
- Dogo Argentino
- Fila Brasileiro
- Japanese Tosa
- American pit bull terrier or pit bull terrier
- Perro de Presa Canario or Presa Canario
Please note that restricted dogs (including any crossbreed of restricted dogs) are strictly prohibited from being kept within the Bundaberg Regional Council local government area. If your dog is one of the breeds listed above, please contact us for further information.