Pet Shops

To run a business selling pet animals you need a licence from Broxtowe Borough Council. This includes all commercial selling of pet animals, including pet shops and businesses selling animals over the internet.

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Apply for a pet shop licence (Opens in a New Window)

Apply to change a pet shop licence (Opens in a New Window)

Are You Eligible?

An applicant must not have been disqualified from keeping animals or running a pet shop.

How We Process Your Application

A visit will be undertaken before a licence is issued. 

Your application will be processed within 3 months.

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Find out more about Appeals and Complaints


View the Pet Animals Act 1951 (Opens in a New Window)

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