Code of practice for breeding of dogs - Queensland


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to own a dog that is pregnant or gives birth to a litter.

The standards and guidelines apply to all dog breeders, including those who are exempt from registration and those who own a pet that has an unplanned litter.

The code describes the appropriate care, management, socialisation and sheltering of breeding dogs.

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 Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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