Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Release Date:
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 10:49am

Dog-owners and enthusiasts are reminded to register all pet dogs over the age of six months, with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. Dog registration is a legal requirement for their owners under the Dogs (Prevention of Injury to Persons, Livestock and Poultry) Act, 2001 [No. 14 of 2001].

Owners are also reminded to adequately confine pets to a secure private area, such as a yard or home, and to adequately leash dogs in public.

For more information, persons may telephone the department at 468-6123 or visit the office at Paraquita Bay between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg