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Welfare of Animals in Commercial Businesses

Staff from the Environmental Health and Safety Team 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.

Contact Details

  • Name Environmental Safety and Health
  • Address People Directorate, 3-5 St James's Road, Dudley, DY1 1HZ
  • Telephone 0300 555 2345