Flashcards in Topic 1 - Veterinary Industry Deck (5)
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
Vet Nurses are covered by FairWork under which award?
Animal Care and Veterinary Services Award 2010
State the 5 freedoms
1. Hunger or thirst
3. Pain, injury, disease
4. To express normal behaviour
5. Fear and distress
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.