Code of Practice for the Operation of Boarding Establishments - Victoria

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you own, operate or work at an animal boarding establishment. A boarding establishment cares for cats and dogs for their owners while they are away from home. All boarding establishments must be registered as a Domestic Animal Business with the local council.

This code specifies the minimum standards of accommodation, management and care which are appropriate to the physical and behavioural needs of dogs and cats housed in boarding establishments.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Domestic Animals Act 1994 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Biosecurity

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Biosecurity

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: 475 Mickleham Road
Attwood, Victoria 3049
Mailing address: PO Box 2500
Bendigo, Victoria
Australia
Phone: 03 9217 4200
Fax: 03 9217 4416
Email: animal.welfare@ecodev.vic.gov.au
Website: http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/animal-health-and-welfare/animal-welfare (Opens in new window)