Animal licensing fees

Animal Health Licensing Fees 2018 - 19

Animal Health Licence Application Fee *

£ 65.80 Plus annual licence fee.

The first annual licence fee is set at medium risk for all except home boarders who commence at the low risk feee.g. new home boarding licence would be £65.80 + £65.80 = £131.60 A risk rating is applied at the first and subsequent inspection visits and this determines annual licence fees.

First Licence/Annual Renewal Fee

Low Risk

(*1st Application home boarding)

Medium Risk

(*1st Application)

High Risk
Home Boarding£65.80£87.80£109.70
Home boarding franchisePrice on application
Commercial Boarding (1 to 25 cats/dogs)£98.50£131.60£164.70
Commercial Boarding (26 or more cats/dogs)£153.00£204£256.00
Pet Shop£83.60£111.20£139.20
*Dog Breeding (1to 10 bitches)£100£129.50£162.20
*Dog Breeding ( 11 or more bitches)£136.70£174.00£218.30
*Horse Riding Establishment (1 to 15 horses)                          £134.00
*Horse Riding Establishment (16 or more horses)                           £160.10
*Plus vets fee

Dangerous Wild Animal Licence (lasts 2 years)

1st Application Home/Commercial - Price on application

Home Renewal - £174 (plus vets fees)

Commercial Renewal - £402.50 (plus vets fees)

Zoo Licence

1st Application (last 4 years) - Price on application

Renewal (last 6 years) - Price on application

Performing Animal Registration (Once only )

Performing Animals - £125.50


Copy of Licence / Amendment to Licences once issued £12 (added to cost of renewal)

Animal Health Advice Fee - £57.50 per hour

Contact us

Environmental Health

Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street

0345 8 506 506