Dog breeding licence
You must have a dog breeding licence if you breed and sell dogs.
A vet or other inspector will visit and want to see that your dogs:
- live in suitable accommodation
- receive adequate food, water and bedding
- get enough exercise
- are transported in safe and comfortable conditions
- are protected in case of fire or other emergency
- are protected from the spread of disease
New breeders pay the fees listed below. Existing breeders pay the fees listed below, minus the vet fees.
|1 year licence||2 year licence||3 year licence|
|Annual enforcement visit||£67.00||£134.00|
|Total||£275.00 + vet fee||£342.00 + vet fee||£409.00 + vet fee|
Download the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org:
You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Make sure to select the correct service from the left-hand side.
You can find the current Animal Welfare Regulations here:
A dog breeding licence is subject to terms and conditions:
You can find the current Animal Welfare Guidance here:
Breeding guidance from the Kennel Club:
Report a licensing issue
Tell us about a licensing issue here: