A Dog Breeding Establishment Licence is required if a person keeps three or more breeding bitches and:
- Breeds 3 or more litters of puppies in any 12 month period
- Advertises 3 or more litters of puppies for sale in any 12 month period
- Supplies 3 or more litters of puppies in any 12 month period, or
- Advertises a business of breeding or selling puppies
Any person seeking to operate a breeding establishment must meet the licence conditions set out in Schedule 4 in the Dog Breeding Establishment Application Form And Notes.