Code of Practice for Pet Grooming Establishments - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you operate a pet grooming facility that provides grooming and / or bathing services to pets. This code sets minimum standards for the care and management of dogs and cats held in premises located in the Australian Capital Territory for fee or reward. The principles of the code apply equally to grooming and / or bathing of dogs and cats in specially fitted motor vehicles or at the homes of client dog or cat owners.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Code of Practice - Pet Grooming Establishments in the ACT - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.