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Animal licensing

Animal licensing regulations changed on 1 October 2018 - Find out more on our changes to animal licensing page.

Boarding animals licence

Information for kennels and catteries and home boarders

Dog breeding licence

How to apply for a dog breeding licence, and information about conditions

Pet shop licence

How to apply for a pet shop licence, and information about conditions

Riding establishment licence

How to apply for a licence to become a riding establishment

Dangerous wild animals

Information on dangerous wild animals, and how to apply for a licence to keep them

Zoo licence

How to apply for a zoo licence, and information on conditions

Exhibition of animals licence

How to apply for an animal exhibition licence, and information about conditions

Complaints

How to complain about a premises

Changes to animal licensing

Animal licensing regulations changed from 1 October 2018

Appeals and re-rating 

Find out how to appeal your rating, or get your premises re-rated

Buying a pet 

Information if you're buying a pet, including what to consider and individual pet guidance

Animal welfare register

View our animal welfare public register