You will be required to notify your Council if you intend to operate a pet meat processing establishment or a knackery. A pet meat processing establishment is where the carcasses of animals are processed, identified, handled, packed or stored. A knackery is an establishment where animals are slaughtered for pet meat.
Animals that are used in a pet meat processing establishment or knackery include:
- Rabbit; and
This notification will also authorise you to sell unpackaged pet meat (provided the storage container used for the meat complies with the regulations).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.