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


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.


Not applicable.

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Agriculture

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Animal Welfare Branch

Operating address: 161 Kite Street
New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: Locked Bag 21
New South Wales 2800
Phone: 02 6391 3149