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Please be aware that our Customer Service Department will not be available from 12:30pm on Friday 24th September for essential training. Our phone lines will open again at 8am and our Customer Hubs will open at 8:30am on Monday 27th September.

Currently licensed animal businesses

A number of animal businesses are required to be licensed by their local authority under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) 2018. Activities requiring a licence under these regulations include animal boarding (commercial kennels, catteries and home boarders), dog day care, dog breeding, selling of animals as pets (pet shops), hiring of horses and the keeping and training of animals for exhibition.

List of businesses currently licensed by Somerset West and Taunton

If you are aware of a local business engaging in licensable activities in the Somerset West and Taunton area and which is not included on this list, you can report this by using the general enquiries online form or calling 0300 304 8000.