The Guard Dog Registration is required for all dogs trained as guard or attack dogs, whether used by a business or an individual. These dogs are trained for personal protection, area protection, and/or the apprehension or warding off an individual by means of barking, threatening gestures, biting, or restraining by the use of its teeth.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)
Office of Veterinary Public Health Services
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Guard Dog Licenses