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Animal licences

 

Animal boarding establishment licence

Description
To run a boarding kennel or cattery, you need a licence from the local authority. The number of dogs and cats that may be accommodated will be specified on the licence along with other specific conditions.

Animal Movement Licence

Description
In the aftermath of the Foot and Mouth outbreak a rigorous regime of licensing which controls the movement of a range of animals has been introduced. The most common animals whose movements have to be licensed are Sheep, Goats, Deer, Pigs, Cattle.

Dangerous, exotic or wild animals licence

Description
The Dangerous Wild Animals Act regulates the keeping of certain kinds of dangerous wild animals. Find out how to apply for a licence

Dog breeding

Description
No person may keep a breeding establishment without first obtaining a licence from their Local Authority. Find out how to apply for this licence.

Feed Hygiene Registration

Description
Feed Hygiene Registration

Find a Licensed Premise in Gateshead

Description
Downloadable list of licensed boarding kennels, dog breeders, pet shops and riding establishments in Gateshead

Home Boarding License

Description
To look after other people's animals in your own home, you need a licence from the local authority. This includes during the day and overnight. The number of dogs and cats that may be accommodated will be specified on the licence along with other specific conditions.

Performing animals registration

Description
If you exhibit, use or train performing animals, in England, Wales or Scotland, you must be registered with your local authority.

Pet shop licence

Description
To keep a pet shop in Gateshead you need a licence from us. A pet shop includes any premises where animals are sold as pets, including your own home. Find out how to apply

Riding establishment licence

Description
To run a riding establishment (where horses or ponies are hired out for riding or used for riding instruction) in England, Scotland or Wales, you need a licence from the local authority.

Zoo licence

Description
To run a zoo in England, Scotland and Wales, you need a licence from the local authority