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


You need to comply with this 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.

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

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

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