The Dog Amendment (Stop Puppy Farming) Bill 2019 (the Bill) was introduced into Parliament after overwhelming support was received from Western Australians for the proposed reforms.
The Bill made amendments to the Dog Act 1976 as part of the State Government’s commitment to Stop Puppy Farming by regulating the breeding and sale of dogs in Western Australia.
The Bill was not debated in the Legislative Council and there are no further Parliamentary sittings until the next State general election in March 2021.
As the Bill has not yet been passed, under the Dog Act 1976:
Following the State election, the elected government will determine its legislative agenda, policies and priorities.
Information about buying a pet and questions to ask a seller can be found on the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety's website.
Fact sheets on the proposed provisions and more information are available on our website.
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