Guidelines for the Care and Welfare of Animals in Retail Pet Shops - Northern Territory


If you intend to own, manage or work at a retail pet shop, you will need to understand and comply with the parts of this code of practice that are relevant to your business.

This code sets the standards that are expected of retail pet shops for the care, management and trade of companion animals.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Contact details

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Animal Welfare

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 3000
Darwin, Northern Territory
Phone: 1300 720 386