Animal Welfare Code of Practice No 8 - Animals in Pet Grooming Establishments - New South Wales

Service summary

You must comply with this code if you intend to operate a pet grooming or bathing establishment.

The code applies to the welfare of dogs and cats while they are the responsibility of a pet grooming establishment - that is, from the time of accepting control of the animal from the owner, during holding, and until return to the owner or person responsible for the animal.

The code details the responsibilities of managers and sets standards for animal housing, hygiene, transportation, etc.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Duration

Not applicable.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Agriculture

Act(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Animal Welfare Branch
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Agriculture


Operating address:
161 Kite Street
Orange
New South Wales 2800
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 21
Orange
New South Wales 2800

Phone:

02 6391 3149
animal.welfare@dpi.nsw.gov.au

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