Staff from the Food & Occupational Safety Section are responsible for ensuring satisfactory standards of animal welfare of live animals in commercial businesses within the Borough.
Issuing licenses for animals
In order to protect animal welfare, the following types or premises dealing with live animals needs to be licensed or registered by us. Click on each title to read the guidance and application form for each. If you require any further information, such as whether you need a licence please refer to our section on animal licences.
Inspection of businesses that deal with live animals
Businesses will be inspected as a routine part of the licensing process, this inspection may be undertaken with a vet should the officers decide that it is necessary.
Inspection of complaints relating to animal welfare in businesses
Officer will investigate complaints of poor animal welfare or conditions in a commercial business in the borough.
Complaining about a business
If you want to complain about a business in Dudley Borough please contact us through the below form.