Apply for a licence to breed dogs

Anyone who wishes to breed and sell more than four litters of puppies per year in Swindon, must be licensed by Swindon Borough Council. A breeding bitch is only permitted to produce one litter per year and there are restrictions on the ownership of the animals and where they are kept.

Apply for a Dog Breeding Licence online

Alternatively, download a Dog Breeding Licence Application form (PDF)

How to pay

The licence fee is £190 per year.

Pay for a Dog Breeding Licence online

Further information

Dog Breeding is regulated by the following Acts:

For details on how to contact the Licensing Team or send your completed applications, please see the Contact the Licensing Team webpage

Last updated: 29 September 2017. Was this information helpful?

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