Restricted dog breed fee part of new NSW Government companion animals legislation

September 2 2018 - 4:00am
Owners of dangerous dogs, such as pit bulls, will now have to pay an annual $195 permit fee. Photo: The Age - Justin McManus.
Owners of dangerous dogs, such as pit bulls, will now have to pay an annual $195 permit fee. Photo: The Age - Justin McManus.

A $195 annual permit fee will now be payable by owners of “problem dogs” and the new fee is part of a State government plan to try to protect the public from dangerous dogs.