• Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

For the purpose of section 32 of the Act, an enclosure for housing a dangerous dog must meet the following requirements

  • Is the area fully enclosed?

  • Is the area childproof?<br>

  • Does the area have a minimum height of 1.8 meters and a minimum width of 1.8 metres

  • Is the floor area at least 10 square metres for each dog in the enclosure?

  • Wall material

  • Roof material

  • Door material

  • Is there sufficient weatherproof sleeping area for each dog in the enclosure

  • Is the floor concrete, sealed and graded

  • Is the area situated so as not to require a person to pass through it to gain access to other parts of the property

  • Is the door self closing and latching

  • Photo of self closing and latching door

  • Can the door be locked from the outside when a dog is inside the enclosure

  • Does the door have a clear legible sign saying "DANGEROUS DOG"?

  • Photo of legible "DANGEROUS DOG" sign

  • Is the door sufficient to prevent any dog escaping

  • If any part of the enclosure is made of chain mesh is it of at least 3.15mm gauge with a max. Spacing of 50mm

  • If any part of the enclosure is made of weld mesh is it of at least 4mm gauge with a max. Spacing of 50mm

  • Is there a gap of not more than 50mm at the top and bottom of a wall or door of an closure to provide ventilation and drainage

  • Is there a "DANGEROUS DOG" sign on all entrances to property

  • Photos of "DANGEROUS DOG" signs on property entrances

  • Is the dog wearing a "DANGEROUS DOG" collar

  • Photo of dog for identification

Authorised officers assessment

  • Does the enclosure meet the requirements under section 32 of the Dog Control Act 2000?

  • Signature of authorised officer

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