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Animal Health and Welfare

Dudley Council are responsible for ensuring satisfactory animal welfare standards, and will investigate any complaints about businesses or concerns about animal welfare within the borough.

Animal Licences

To ensure the health and welfare of animals, prevent the spread of disease, and protect the safety of the public. It is vital that a licence is held for certain activities and premises where animals may be kept.

Animal Welfare Charter

We have a statutory duty to ensure all captive, domestic, and wild animals have a good quality of life. View our responsibilities and duties to protect the local area, and protection of animals.

Report a Concern

If you have a general concern about the welfare of an animal, and want to complain about a business in Dudley Borough, please contact us

Report a Concern


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Telephone: 0300 555 2345

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