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Animal Licensing

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 replaced a number of pieces of legislation including Animal Boarding, Dog Breeding, Pet shops, and Day care, with a new single licensing regime for a number of animal licensing activities:

  • Selling animals as pets
  • Boarding of cats or dogs
  • Hiring of horses
  • Breeding dogs
  • Keeping or training animals for exhibition

A fee is payable for each license and additional veterinary charges may apply. Please contact the Public Protection Service on 01642 728272 or email for more information on the licensing requirements or to request a license application pack.