The welfare of all domestic and captive animals in this country is provided for in various statutes and Luton Borough Council is responsible for the administration and issuing of a number of licenses relating to animals.
The definition of selling animals as pets is: Selling animals as pets (or with a view to their being later resold as pets) in the course of a business including keeping animals in the course of a business with a view to their being so sold or resold.
Examples, of selling animals as pets are:
This list is not exhaustive and applications will be assessed on a case by case basis. Do I need a licence?
If you sell animals as pets from any type of premises (including a private dwelling) you will need a licence. If your business fulfils one or more of these criteria then you require a licence. You can view the guidance and apply for a licence below.