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Licence - dog breeding: Outline

Establishments used for the breeding of dogs are controlled by the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973. No person may keep a breeding establishment without firstly obtaining a licence from their Local Authority. A breeding establishment means any premises where more than 2 bitches are kept for the purposes of breeding for sale.


Normal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)

Contact: Licensing Unit

Telephone: 01706217777 Option 7

The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BB

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