Codes of practice

Codes of practice

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Canine Class Codes of Practice

Canine Class has codes of practice to meet the welfare needs of the dogs in our care, as required under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

Under Section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (the Act). The person with whom you leave your dog will also be legally responsible for your dog’s welfare in your absence. The Animal Welfare Act places a duty of care on people to ensure they take reasonable steps in all the circumstances to meet the welfare needs of their animals This applies to us, Canine Class, your groomer when your dog(s) is in our care.

Canine Class takes all reasonable steps to ensure that we meet the following 5 Welfare needs that your dog has when in our care, which are set out in the Act as follows:

(a) its need for a suitable environment;

During your dog’s stay with us Canine Class will:

(b) its need for a suitable diet;

(c) its need to be able to exhibit normal behaviour patterns;

(d) any need it has to be housed with, or apart from, other animals; and

(e) its need to be protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease

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