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Animal Licensing

New Animal Licensing L...

The Government has now published updated legislation for animal businesses and confirmed that these changes will take effect from 1 October 2018.

The Government has now published updated legislation for animal businesses an...

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Animal Boarding Establ...

Information on animal boarding establishments and how to apply for a licence.

Information on animal boarding establishments and how to apply for a licence.

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Breeding Dogs

Find information on dog breeding establishments and how to apply for a licence.

Find information on dog breeding establishments and how to apply for a licence.

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Selling Animals as Pets

If you want to run a business selling pet animals in the Borough of Colchester you will need a licence from us.

If you want to run a business selling pet animals in the Borough of Colcheste...

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Hiring out Horses

Find out what type of licence you need in order to hire out horses.

Find out what type of licence you need in order to hire out horses.

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Dangerous Wild Animals

Any person wishing to keep certain species of 'dangerous wild animals' is required to hold a licence under the dangerous Wild Animals act 1976

Any person wishing to keep certain species of 'dangerous wild animals'...

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Zoo Licence

Information on Zoo Licences including notification and how to apply

Information on Zoo Licences including notification and how to apply

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Keeping or training an...

Find out about the type of licence you need if you want to keep or train animals for exhibition.

Find out about the type of licence you need if you want to keep or train anim...

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