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Dog breeding licence

You must have a dog breeding licence if you breed and sell dogs.

A vet or other inspector will visit and want to see that you dogs:

  • live in suitable accommodation
  • receive adequate food, water and bedding
  • get enough exercise
  • are transported in safe and comfortable conditions
  • are protected in case of fire or other emergency
  • are protected from the spread of disease.


How much will it cost to apply?

The current fee is £118 annually.


How can I apply?

Apply by completing the pdf icon Dog Breeding Licence [26kb] and retuning to Environmental Health.



Breeding guidance



Breeding and Sale of Dogs Act 1999


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