Animal caretaker

An animal caretaker is a natural entity who takes care of animals intended for breeding at the agricultural holding.

An animal caretaker must provide a proper care in breeding, transport and other procedures most suitable for an individual animal species.

An animal caretaker is obliged to provide special care and appropriate treatment for sick, injured and exhausted animals and if necessary also provide them a separate facility.

An animal caretaker must have appropriate education or suitable qualification and knowledge on breeding and treatment of domestic animals, health protection of domestic animals, fodder and feeding of domestic animals and animal products and management of livestock tasks.

Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food | Last updated: 22. 09. 2015