Dog ownership and control
No person may keep a dog breeding establishments in the Borough of Rotherham without first obtaining a licence from us.
A licence will not be issued if the you have been disqualified under any of the following:
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Breeding of Dogs Act 1973
- The Pet Animals Act 1951
- The Protection of Animals Act 1911 as amended
- The Protection of Animals (Cruelty to Dogs) (Scotland) Act 1934
A dog breeding licence is valid for 12 months from date of issue. It must be renewed annually if the premises are to continue to be used for dog breeding.