Apply for a dog breeding licence
You need a licence to breed dogs at home or in a commercial property.
Please read the guidance carefully before submitting your application.
For a full list of criteria and to find out if this applies to you please see:
To apply for a licence please complete one of the forms below:
- Application for an Animal Activity Licence - to type into (313KB)
- Application for an Animal Activity Licence - to hand write (259KB)
To find out how much a dog breeding licence costs please see:
Report an unlicensed dog breeder
If you are concerned someone is breeding dogs without a licence, please contact the Public Health & Regulation team.
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Get in touch:
Licensing Unit, Public Health & Regulation
Page last updated: 08 February 2024