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Pet shops and dog breeders

Request Description

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for information relating to Pet shops selling puppies and licensed dog breeders.

For any Pet Shops that are currently licensed to sell puppies:

1.  Please can you provide the current licenses for 2014/15 including number of puppies permitted to be stocked at any one time on the premises.

2. Please can you provide inspection reports for 2013, 2014 and 2015 if available.

3. If held, please can you supply details of where puppies are sourced from.

4. Please can you advise if the licensee holds an Animal Transportation Certificate and if so, have any inspections of vehicles and transports been made since 2013.

5. Please can you advise the number, nature and outcome of any complaints made since 01/01/2013.

6. For all Licensed Dog Breeders, including those also licensed as pet shops, please can you also provide the following:

    a. The two most recent inspection reports.

    b. Licence details.

    c. Number of breeding bitches permitted under the licence (if not stated in the inspection report and licence     details)

Request Date6 November 2015
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

16 November 2015 


East Herts Council does not currently license any dog breeders, nor any pet shop which sells puppies.

We do not have any recorded for the period you have specified.