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.
Alternatively, download a Dog Breeding Licence Application form (PDF)
How to pay
The licence fee is £190 per year.
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