Breeding dogs licence

Licence summary

(Formerly dog breeding licence)

To run a business of breeding dogs for sale in the Hinckley & Bosworth Borough area, you will need a licence from us.

You will be classed as running a business of breeding dogs for sale if one or both of the statements below applies:

  • You are breeding for sale three or more litters of puppies in a 12 month period
  • You are breeding dogs and advertising a business of selling dogs (regardless of the number of litters)

If you require any more information about a breeding dog licence, contact Environmental Health.

How to apply for a dog breeding licence