Animal Welfare Code of Practice No 5 - Dogs and Cats in Animal Boarding Establishments - New South Wales


You must comply with this code if you intend to operate a dog or cat boarding establishment.

This code sets standards for the care and management of dogs and cats at these establishments, including standards for housing, hygiene, health care, diet, exercise, animal transportation disposal of animals and responsibility of the manager.

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

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2012 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Contact details

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