Dog Breeding

For details of registered dog breeders in Darlington Borough, please contact 01325 405888.

The Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 requires that any person running a breeding establishment for dogs obtains a licence from the Council. A licence is required when the premises are used solely for the business purpose of dog breeding or there are breeding bitches present producing 4 or more litters offered for sale in any 12 month period.

Download an application form

Please download the document below and return it to us using the contact details at the bottom of the page.

Dog Breeding application form [word document]