Codes of Practice Dog Training Establishments Victoria

Code of Practice for the Operation of Dog Training Establishments

Bureau of Animal Welfare, Attwood

May 2002

1. Introduction

This Code of Practice is made under the provisions of Section 59 of Division 4 of the Domestic Animals Act 1994(“the Act”).

The purpose of the Code is to specify the minimum standards of accommodation, management and care which are appropriate to the physical and behavioural needs of dogs being trained in dog training establishments.

The Code and its provisions are to be observed by all proprietors of dog training establishments, including those establishments that conduct training at the residence of a client, and by people who work in them. All dog training establishments must comply with State and Local Government legislation and permits.   More info @ Agriculture Victoria