Southland District Council can withdraw your licence or reduce the number of dogs it applies to if you do not meet conditions. Examples of conditions are:
- The welfare and care of the dogs
- Removal of dog droppings
- Sufficient housing for the dogs
- No barking problems
- Containment of the dogs
There is no right of objection to Council if your licence is revoked, however you can re-apply after 12 months.