On 1st October 2018 The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 came into force.

The regulations unify and update a number of current licensing acts namely those applicable to Pet shops, animal boarding establishments, riding establishments, dog breeding and performing animals.

Further guidance on the implementation of the new regulations including the risk rating scheme, fees and charges and standard conditions can be found here: The Animal Welfare England Regulations 2018

Further information will be provided here as it becomes available. However any specific enquiries can be directed to the Animal Health Team.

Animal boarding establishments

Animal boarding establishments application form

Dog breeding establishments

Dog breeding establishments application form

Hiring out of horses

Hiring out of horses application form

Keeping or training animals for exhibition

Keeping or training animals for exhibition application form

Selling animals

Selling animals application form

Licensing rating appeal form

Licensing rating appeal application form

Licensing re-inspection request form

Licensing re-inspection request application form

Fees and Charges

Animal Welfare licensing fees

Contact Animal Health