Animal welfare and licensing
We enforce legislation that protects livestock, farm animals, feedstuffs and the integrity of the human food chain.
We also offer advice and assistance to farmers and the livestock industry so that they can comply with their legal obligations.
- Call 030 33 33 3000
- Email email@example.com
- Write to Trading Standards, Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD
You are required by law to hold a licence for certain animal related businesses and ownership.
£286 including vet fees.
£175.80 for a new licence
£144 for renewal
Dangerous Wild Animals:
£336.60 + vet fees for a new licence
£240 + vet fees for renewal
£286 including vet fees
£145.20 for a new licence
£112.20 for renewal
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Animal feed businesses are legally obliged to register with us.
Registration covers any business involved in the feed industry including arable farms, feed storage or feeding animals that will enter the food chain.
Report a carcase
Contact us on 030 33 33 3000 if you come across a carcase from a farmed animal. We'll need to know the exact location.