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Animal Licensing

Activities that can impact on Animal Welfare may need a licence

Animal Welfare and Business Licences

You need a licence if you are going to sell animals as pets, provide animal boarding, hire out horses, breed dogs or keep or train animals for exhibition

Dangerous Wild Animals

You must hold a licence from us if you wish to keep a dangerous wild animal (other than at a licensed zoo or specialist pet shop, a circus or a scientific institution), under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976

Zoo Licensing

A Zoo licence from the Council is needed if wild animals are exhibited to the general public on more than seven days in any 12 consecutive months

Animal Welfare news

The latest news relating to Animal Welfare Licensing

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