Licences need to be held by a number of establishments under various Acts of Parliament. The Animal Welfare Act 2006 also places a duty of care on those who are responsible for animals to safeguard that animal's welfare. Oadby and Wigston Borough Council has a policy that sets out how it will carry out it's duties under this legislation.
For a copy of the current Policy please contact Customer Contact Centre on 0116 2888960
Licences are needed for the following:
- Animal boarding establishments
- Dogs, Cats and Doggy Day Care
- Horse riding establishments
- Pet shops
- Dangerous wild animals
- Dog breeding establishments
- Keeping or Training animals for exhibition
The application procedure, how decisions to grant or refuse are made and the conditions that will apply are explained in the policy.
Last updated: Wednesday, 19 December 2018 5:16 pm