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Animal Licensing

The regulations surrounding most animal licensing changed on the 1st October 2018. These changes include a star rating scheme for licensed premises.

For guidance documents under the new legislation click here.

For the fees and charges for animal licensing click here.

The application for each category of licence can be downloaded below:

•    Animal boarding
•    Breeding of dogs
    Hiring of Horses
•    Sale of animals
•    Performing animals

If you have a licence with us and wish the premises to be re-inspected to improve the star rating the form for this can be downloaded here. You should ensure that you have carried out any works identified on your previous visit before doing this – ratings can be go down as well as up! This is a chargeable service – please see the fees documents above for the current fee.

Animal Licensing Register

Please follow this link to view the Animal Licensing Register.

Zoos & Dangerous Wild Animal Licences

Zoos and dangerous wild animals are not covered by the new regulations but remain under previous legislation. The fees for these licences can be viewed here.

The application form for keeping a Dangerous Wild Animal can be downloaded here.