Licences for animal boarding establishments, dog breeding, pet shops, riding establishments, dangerous animals etc.

From 1st October 2018 onwards, animal boarding businesses (including home boarders and day carers), dog breeders, pet shops and riding establishments will be all covered by a single new type of licence known as an 'Animal Activity Licence'.
An overview of the legal requirement to licence animal boarding and dog breeding establishments, pet shops, riding establishments and dangerous animals etc.
Anyone who breeds puppies for commercial gain must be licensed by Basildon Council's Environmental Health Services.
All riding schools must be licensed by Basildon Council's Environmental Health Service to ensure that the person in charge is fit to keep animals and that all instructors are properly qualified.
The inspection and licensing of zoos. Inspections of circuses under the terms of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the use of animals as prizes.