Up to two dogs may be kept on a standard property and up to four dogs may be kept on a property 2,000m² or more without the need for a permit. If you wish to keep dogs beyond these conditions, you must apply for non-standard dog approval.
As a dog owner in Ipswich you need to:
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Registration helps lost pets be reunited with their owners. All dogs over the age of 12 weeks must be registered with council and issued a registration tag.
For all information relating to dog registration, including registering your dog, discounts and change of details, see Dog Registration.
You can keep up to two dogs on your property (less than 2,000m2) or four dogs (more than 2,000m2) without needing a permit. A puppy is considered a dog at three months of age.
For more information on operating a kennel, visit Kennel, Cattery and Stable Licences.