Animal Welfare Code of Practice No 9 - Security Dogs - New South Wales

Service summary

You will be required to comply with the code if you are involved in the business of providing and managing security dogs used to protect premises, goods or people.

The code outlines the responsibilities of managers and sets out standards for the care and management of security dogs such as kennelling and facilities, hygiene, health care, diet, exercise and transportation.

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.

Other resources

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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