Code of Practice for the Welfare of Greyhounds - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to have any involvement in the greyhound industry. The code covers all aspects of management and care of greyhounds. The code provides general guidelines on the minimum standards of accommodation, management and care that are appropriate to greyhounds. It emphasises the importance of good management and husbandry practices, pointing out that persons in charge of greyhounds have a legal liability to care for the dogs under their control.

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.

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

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