Animal licences services & information
Premises where cats or dogs are boarded must have a licence.
Livestock such as pigs, sheep, goats and cattle must be registered with the council. There are also restrictions regarding keeping poultry.
You need a licence to keep dangerous animals, including snakes and monkeys.
If you wish to breed dogs, you will need a licence.
Frequently asked questions about animal licensing.
To exhibit or train any performing animal you will need to register under the Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925
Premises selling pet animals must have a licence.
Premises where horses are hired out for riding or riding instruction must have a licence.
You need to apply for a licence to run a zoo.