Establishments used for the breeding of dogs
are controlled by the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973.
You must obtain a licence from the council to
keep a breeding establishment.
A breeding establishment means any premise where five or more
litters are produced in any 12 month period.
The licence fee for 2012 to 2013 is £139.
How to apply
Download, complete and return the application form enclosing the
Before we grant a licence you must be able to demonstrate that
the accommodation is suitable and the animals are well fed,
exercised and protected from disease and fire.