First published 7th Jul, 2021

If your event is proposed to feature animals you will need to consider specific issues around animal welfare and public health protection.  

Details of any animal petting/handling attractions should be covered in your event risk assessment.  Suitable hand wash facilities must be provided.

Please ensue any owner/handlers comply with requirements of the Animal Welfare Act of 2006. The generic e-mail for communicable disease inquiries is

No stalls are allowed to provide pets (goldfish etc) to sell or be given as a prize.

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