Publication - Advice and guidance

Welfare of dogs: code of practice

Published: 4 Mar 2010
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9780755982677

Best practice guidance to help those responsible for dogs meet the duty of care under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

36 page PDF

1.3 MB

36 page PDF

1.3 MB

Contents
Welfare of dogs: code of practice
Code of practice for the welfare of dogs

36 page PDF

1.3 MB

Code of practice for the welfare of dogs

This Code which has been prepared following consultation, is issued with the authority of the Scottish Parliament pursuant to section 37 (animal welfare codes) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.

This Code applies in Scotland and has been issued by the Scottish Ministers (following approval by the Scottish Parliament).

This Code of practice for the welfare of dogs was made on 17 December 2009, was approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament on 27 January 2010 and comes into effect on 1 May 2010.