The table below shows how many guinea pigs you can have on your property.
Property Size (square metres)
Without Animal keeping approval
With Animal keeping approval
0 to 450
451 to 600
Guinea pigs are not counted until they are 8 weeks old.
To apply for an Animal keeping approval, please see Animal keeping local laws and permits.
You may need a development approval if you want to keep more guinea pigs than an animal keeping approval allows. For more information please see Development in Logan.
Preventing your guinea pigs from escaping is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. Enclosures should be in a clean and tidy condition at all times.
Enclosures must not be:
As a responsible pet owner, you must make sure keeping the guinea pigs does not cause:
For more information about Animal Keeping Local Laws, please visit Local Law No. 4 (Animal Management) 2002, or Subordinate Local Law No. 4.1 (Animal Management) 2002.