Approved pet shops
Anyone selling cats or dogs as pets in Brisbane must hold a permit. If you breach this law you will be fined. This local law applies to breeders, kennels, pet shops and individuals.
Conditions of sale
When buying a cat or dog at licensed pet shops or the RSPCA, you will receive six months free registration.
The pet shop sends the completed animal registration application form to Council. Once the application is processed, an animal registration tag will be mailed to you.
Licensed sellers can only sell animals that have passed a health check and are vaccinated.
Anyone selling a cat or dog are also required under State Government laws to have the animal microchipped. More information can be found under microchip requirement.