Animal licensing

You must apply for a licence if you wish to keep any dangerous wild animals.

You must have a licence if your business involves looking after cats and dogs in return for payment.

Anyone producing five or more litters in any 12-month period must be licensed.

You need a licence if you wish to sell animals as pets.

Riding stables are subject to yearly inspections to ensure health and wellbeing of the horses.

A licence is required for zoos to ensure the welfare and health of the animals.

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    Mon to Thurs 8.30am to 5.15pm
    Friday 8.30am to 4.45pm

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    Newark and Sherwood District Council
    Kelham Hall
    NG23 5QX

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