Pet shops

The keeping and running of a pet shop is controlled by the Pet Animals Act 1951.

You must have a licence to operate a pet shop.

Licences for pet shops may be issued provided the applicant is not disqualified under any of the following Acts:

  1. The Pet Animals Act 1951
  2. The Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963
  3. The Protection of Animals (Amendment ) Act 1954
  4. The Protection of Animals (Cruelty to Dogs) (Scotland) Act 1934


New pet shop licence:

Renew a pet shop licence:


  • £107.00

Local licenced pet shops

  • Booths Garden Centre, Turf Lane, Royton
  • The Fish World, 609 Middleton Road, Chadderton
  • Fishnet Aquarium & Pets, 1A Crompton Way, Shaw
  • Pets Pantry, 98 Ashton Road East, Failsworth
  • Pets At Home, Broadway, Chadderton
  • Pet Care, 198 Ashton Road, Oldham
  • Cockfields Farm Pet Shop, Lees New Road, Oldham
  • The Living Reef, 83 Lees Road, Oldham
  • The Pet Stop, 578-580 Ashton Road, Oldham
Animal Welfare Team
Sir Robert Peacock House
Vulcan Street
Tel 0161 770 2244
Fax 0161 770 4481