Pet shop licences

If you run a business selling pet animals, you will need a pet shop licence. This includes all commercial selling of pet animals, including pet shops and businesses selling animals over the internet.

How do I apply for this licence?

The quickest and easiest way to get a pet shop licence is to apply online.

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Apply online for a pet shop licence (external website)


A pet shop licence is valid for one year. You can renew your licence online.

Renew a pet shop licence online (external website)

Let us know about a change

If you already have a pet shop licence and your circumstances change, let us know.

Let us know about a change to a pet shop licence online (external website)

How much does it cost?

A pet shop licence costs £150. It also costs £150 to renew your licence each year.

When you apply for your licence online you will pay the fee online, by debit or credit card.

Current licensed pet shops in Denbighshire

Pets at Home

Unit 2 Clwyd retail Park
Rhyl road

Website: (external website)

Rhyl Aquaria

4/8 Abbey Street 
LL18 1NY

Website: (external website)

Rhyl Pets and Exotics

129 High Street
LL18 1EU

Telephone: 01745 250298

Seaworld Aquatics

9 Kinmel Street
LL18 1AE

Website: (external website)