The Dog Amendment (Stop Puppy Farming) Bill 2019 (the Bill) has been introduced into Parliament after overwhelming support was received from Western Australians for the proposed reforms.
The Bill makes amendments to the Dog Act 1976 as part of the State Government’s commitment to Stop Puppy Farming by regulating the breeding and sale of dogs in Western Australia.
The Bill proposes to introduce:
The Bill must be debated and passed through Parliament before the provisions become law and take effect. A public awareness campaign will be launched to inform the community on how it will affect different stakeholders.
Fact sheets on the proposed provisions and more information are available on our website.