Dog ownership and control

  1. Dangerous dogs
  2. Report a stray dog
  3. Report dog fouling
  4. Dog breeding (You are here)

Dog breeding

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.

Download a Dog Breeding License application

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