On this page: Information and application forms for anyone wishing to breed and sell puppies within the Borough of Swindon.
Anyone who wishes to breed and sell puppies in Swindon must be licensed by Swindon Borough Council if they breed and sell more than four litters per year.
No breeding bitch can be allowed to produce more than one litter per year, and there are restrictions on the ownership of the animals and where they are kept.
Dog Breeding Licence Online Application Form
The form is also available as a downloadable PDF file:
Dog Breeding Licence Application Form
The licence fee is £120.
You can pay for the licence using our secure online payments system (please amend the amount to the correct fee of £120):
Pay for a Dog Breeding Licence Online
Dog Breeding is regulated by the following Acts, more details of which are available on the Office of Public Sector Information website:
Breeding of Dogs Act 1973
Breeding of Dogs Act 1991
Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act