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We are responsible for issuing a range of animal licences to ensure that owners of animals and establishments comply with the required standards.
New charges for all animal licensing applications were brought in from 1 September 2023. Details are available on each licence page.
How to apply and what conditions you must meet.
You will need a licence to breed and sell dogs.
You will need a licence from the council to keep dangerous or wild animals.
Your premises must meet certain conditions before we grant a licence.
How to apply for a licence to run a horse riding establishment.
You must have a licence to move cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and deer.
Information about performing animals.
How to apply for a licence to run a zoo.
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