Code of Practice for the Operation of Breeding and Rearing Businesses - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this code if you own, operate or work in a breeding and rearing business. A breeding and rearing business is any business that breeds dogs and cats for sale.

The 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 breeding and rearing businesses.

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 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Agriculture Victoria

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