Here you will find information on licensing for animals and animal establishments, see: Animal boarding establishments | Animal movements | Dog breeding | Performing animals | Pet shops | Riding establishments | Zoos

Animal boarding establishments

Conditions, qualifications and guidance on running an animal boarding establishment, including online licence application.

Animal movements

Guidance on the strict requirements that control the identification, tracing and movements of your livestock. How to apply for the correct licence.

Dog breeding

A person who breads dogs at premises in Calderdale need a dog breeding licence.

Performing animals

Guidance and planning requirements for a performing animals premises, including online licence application.

Pet shops

Conditions and advice about applying for a pet shop licence, including online application.

Riding establishments

Guidance and planning requirements for a riding establishment including online license application.


Guidance on establishing a zoo, including notice period and other conditions that have to be met before applying for a licence.