Animal Welfare (Dogs) Code of Welfare 2010

Anyone who owns or is in charge of dogs must be aware of the following codes of welfare and comply with the minimum standards in the codes and the general provisions of the Animal Welfare Act 1999 (offsite link to

Animal Welfare (Transport within New Zealand) Code of Welfare 2011

Here’s a list of other publications and guidelines:

Page last updated: 15 September 2011