Animal licences

We are responsible for issuing a range of animal licences to ensure that owners of animals and establishments comply with the required standards.

Services and information

Animal boarding licence

How to apply and what conditions you must meet.

Dog breeding licence

You will need a licence to breed and sell dogs.

Dangerous and wild animal licence

You will need a licence from the council to keep dangerous or wild animals.

Pet shop licence

Your premises must meet certain conditions before we grant a licence.

Horse riding establishment licence

How to apply for a licence to run a horse riding establishment.

Animal movements

You must have a licence to move cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and deer.

Performing animals

Information about performing animals.

Zoo licences

How to apply for a licence to run a zoo.