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Animal Related Licences


The Licensing and Regulatory Committee is responsible for the administration of a number of licensing schemes in respect of animal welfare.

The different types of animal licences you can apply for.

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Animal Boarding

Information on how to apply for a Licence for Boarding Establishments for Animals.

Animal Rehoming Activities

Information and guidance for Animal Rehoming Activities Licences.

Animal Welfare Establishment

Information and guidance under The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (Scotland) Regulations 2021.

Breeding Establishments

Information on Breeding Establishment for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits.

Dangerous Wild Animals

Information on Dangerous Wild Animals Licence.

Horse Riding Establishments

Information on Horse Riding Establishment Licences.

Performing Animals

Information on Performing Animals Licences.

Selling Animals as Pets

Information on Pet Shop Licences.

Zoo Licence

Information about Zoo Licence.

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