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


You will be required 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.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare Regulation 2001 ACT

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services

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.

Enquiries, Licensing and Compliance

City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

Transport Canberra and City Services

Operating address: Macarthur House,
12 Wattle Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 132281
Fax: 02 62075956