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1

How many pets are in Australia?
Owned by how many households?
Australians spend on average ..... on pet/vet services annually?

33 million pets in Australia, owned by 8 million households,

Australians spend $6.03 billion on pet and vet services annually

2

Vet Nurses are covered by FairWork under which award?

Animal Care and Veterinary Services Award 2010

3

State the 5 freedoms

Freedom from:
1. Hunger or thirst
2. Discomfort
3. Pain, injury, disease
4. To express normal behaviour
5. Fear and distress

4

What is a code of practice?

set out minimum husbandry standards for various animal species, or for animals subject to procedures where their welfare may be at risk.
-have status under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.

5

Name 3 regulations/acts affecting vet industry

Veterinary Practices Act 1997, and Regulations 2008

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986, and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2008

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act, 1981, and Regulations 2006