Dog permit

If you want to hunt with dogs on public conservation land (with or without a firearm), you will need to get a dog permit (no charge) and find out about the dog restrictions for the area.

Permits are issued from the DOC visitor centre or office nearest to the area you plan to hunt in. 

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Apply online for a hunting permit or renew.




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