NZCAC Publications

The NZCAC produces publications on companion animals and they are available for download. Click the image to view or download a PDF copy of the document.


NZCAC Publications

Companion Animals in New Zealand Surveys

Companion Animals in New Zealand 2016 Report
Companion Animals in New Zealand - 2016
PDF - 3.1Mb
Companion Animals in New Zealand - 2011
PDF - 1.61Mb


Summary Codes of Welfare

Summary of the Companion
Cats Code of Welfare
PDF - 800kb
pub dogcode
Summary of the
Code of Welfare for Dogs
PDF - 1Mb


Microchipping Guides

 mcirochip booklet
Animal Microchip Implantation Best Practice Guide - 700kb

Microchipping Assessment Booklet

Verification Letter Template

National Cat Management Strategy

nz national cat management strategy discussion paper
“National Cat Management
Strategy Discussion Paper
Final Version
Released Friday 29thSeptember 2017.”

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