Code of ethics
Members shall ensure that all animals under their care and control are provided clean safe secure accommodation and humane treatment and care in accordance with the reasonable wishes of the owner.
Members shall continue to improve their knowledge in animal husbandry and develop the same for all staff under their supervision.
Members shall operate their business in accordance with all relevant laws and in a manner as to install trust and confidence to the general public and to reflect honour upon the industry.
Members will encourage and promote responsible pet ownership and seek prompt veterinary treatment or advice for pets in their care if required.
Members shall promote and encourage all pet owners to use the services of certified members of the Association who are bound to abide by the Code of Ethics.
Members shall foster good relationships in their community and with other businesses in our industry by promoting and encouraging those businesses eligible to become members and also abide by the Code of Ethics.