Southland District Council can withdraw your licence or reduce the number of dogs it applies to if you do not meet conditions. Examples of conditions are:

  • The welfare and care of the dogs
  • Removal of dog droppings
  • Sufficient housing for the dogs
  • No barking problems
  • Containment of the dogs 

There is no right of objection to Council if your licence is revoked, however you can re-apply after 12 months.