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Online Dog Licensing

 

All dogs must be licensed and microchipped 

Type of Licence Fee
Assistance Dog Free
Over 65 (first dog) Free
Over 65 (subsequent dogs) £5.00
Concessionary rate (income support, housing benefit) £5.00
Neutered Dog £5.00
Normal Licence £12.50
Block Licence £32.00

Licensing is considered to be an integral part of responsible dog ownership. The owner of an unlicensed dog may be issued with a £75 fixed penalty notice or prosecuted in court.  The payment of a fixed penalty notice discharges any liability to conviction for that offence.

In court, the maximum penalty on conviction for keeping or taking possession of a dog without a licence is £1000. Anyone selling or giving another person a dog without ensuring that the other person has a licence also commits an offence (maximum penalty fine £1000). 

 

Contact Details

Dog Control Team
 📞  02871253253 EXT 7008
 📧 [email protected]​​