Craven District Council

Craven District Council

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?

Dog Breeding - £120.00 (Initial visit -  plus Veterinary fees)


How can I apply?

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



Breeding guidance



Breeding and Sale of Dogs Act 1999