Legal Info.

Is the use of E-Collars for Dogs Illegal in your State of Australia?

STATE
YES/NO NAME OF ACT / SPECIAL CONDITIONS & REQUIREMENTS

 

ACT

YES Animal Welfare Act
NSW YES Section 16 of the Act, Section 13 and Schedule 1 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (General) Regulation 1996 and Schedule 1 make the use of electric dog collars illegal. One exception to this rule is electric collars associated with canine invisible boundaries. These are not illegal provided the canine invisible boundary is used to confine dogs, but only used inside a fence through which dogs cannot pass and that is not less than 1.5 metres high.

NT

NO Regulation 4 and Schedule 1 of the Animal Welfare Regulations allow for the use of electric shock collars in the course of training a dog (excluding collars operated by a remote control device).
QLD NO All Shock Collars are Legal for use in Queensland
SA YES Animal Welfare Act
TAS NO Animal Welfare Act 1993 (As long as there is no pain to the animal)
VIC
NO

Subject to exemptions under Reg 7E(2)

Permitted under prescribed circumstances Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 1997 (Reg 7E(2)). See www.dpi.vic.gov.au/animalwelfare for details.

 WA
NO

Animal Welfare (General ) Regulations 200

 

Please Note: Petrainer HQ Australia takes No legal liability in the use of any of our training collars.

If you live in a State that they are illegal you agree in taking full responsibility of your actions in purchasing/using our product against the stated law above. Purchase at your own risk of prosecution for not following above guidelines.