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Find information about lost pets and whether you need a licence to keep or breed certain animals.
Find information for pet owners, animal businesses and residents about COVID-19.
What to do if you've a pet that's gone missing in Brighton & Hove and online groups that can help you find them.
Tell us if there's a problem in the street or a public place that needs cleaning up.
If your dog is lost or you’ve found a missing dog, report it to the animal wardens and find out how to reclaim a lost dog.
Find out what type of dog attacks you should report to us, and what you should report to the police.
Find a professional dog walker in Brighton & Hove, or register your dog walking business with us.
Find guidance on buying from a reputable breeder, how to make sure your puppy is healthy and how to report puppy farms.
Find out how to report an animal activity business that doesn't have a licence.
Check the latest fees and find out how much your animal business licence will cost.
You may need a licence if your business keeps animals to show to an audience, like at schools or private parties.
Apply for a licence to run a zoo as a business in the city, renew your licence or make a change to an existing licence.
You may need a licence if your business provides accommodation for other people's cats or dogs.
You need a riding establishment licence if your business provides horses for riding, like riding schools or donkey rides.
You need a licence if your business breeds dogs, either at home or in a commercial property.
You need a licence if your business sells animals as pets, or if they'll be resold as pets in the future.
You need a licence to keep any animal listed in the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976.
Find a list of businesses that have a licence for dog boarding, cat boarding or selling pets.