The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 (opens in new window) covers pet shops, animal boarding establishments, riding establishments, dog breeding and performing animals. If you keep or train animals for exhibition, you must get a licence from us.
For specific requirements, please see the below links for guidance.
- Procedural guidance (opens in new window)
- Conditions guidance for keeping or training animals for exhibition (opens in new window).