Before applying for a licence to breed dogs in Coventry, you will need to speak to a member of the Animal Welfare team to determine whether you meet the business test under The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018.
The cost and length of the licence is determined on meeting the criteria under the The Animal Welfare (Licencing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018. Read the guidance for Dog Breeding regulations (PDF).
Please note: New applicants will incur a veterinary fee and can only achieve a 2 star one year licence in the first year.
Changes of circumstances can be made by contacting a member of the Animal Welfare team. Any changes will incur a charge.
To apply for a licence you are required to download, complete and submit the dog breeding application form.