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Anyone who breeds dogs for sale is required to hold a licence issued by the Council under the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973.
The Council can inspect premises in which dogs are bred, control the transportation of puppies and set standards related to breeding dogs.
Breeding bitches are included if:
*Premises includes a private dwelling.
The Licence conditions try to ensure that dogs;
You will not be granted a licence if you have been disqualified from any of the following:
£124, plus vets fees where necessary.
All cheques should be made payable to Preston City Council. A new licence is required annually.
*Fee's are subject to annual review and may change from April.
Fill out the application form which you will find in the documents section on this page and post it, along with the correct fee, to the address at the bottom of this page.
When your application has been received an Inspector will visit and inspect your premises. If it is a first time application then a Vet will be required to accompany the Inspector. Thereafter the attendance of a Vet will depend upon the conditions found by the Inspector at the time of the visits and any past poor history. Long term breeders maybe subject to a Vet inspection every 5 years.
You must comply with the CIEH Model Standard Conditions at all times. Failure to comply with the conditions can lead to prosecution, revocation or a refusal to re-licence your premises. All premises must be re-licenced annually. It is the responsibility of the premises to know when their current licence expires and to apply for a new licence.
To appeal a rejected application please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01772 906907.
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