Pet Shop Licensing and Inspection

[Name Removed] made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Scottish Borders Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Sir or Madam,

I would like to make a request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOI).

During the period 01 January 2007 to 01 January 2009:

1. How many Pet Shop Licences were issued?

2. How many Dangerous wild animals licences were issued?

3. How many Dog breeding licences were issued?

4. How often are inspections carried out in relation to these licences?

5. Have any pet shops been investigated due to complaints, and poor Animal Welfare Conditions? If so, what was the outcome?

Thank you for your assistance.

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed] [Name Removed]

Broom, Doreen,

Dear Mr [Name Removed]

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the above.  The Council shall
of course respond within the 20 working day period.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Doreen Broom

Access to Information Officer

Scottish Borders Council

Corporate Resources - Corporate Administration

Tel: 01835 826516

e-mail: [1][email address]

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

 

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Broom, Doreen,

Dear Mr [Name Removed]

 

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the above I am now able to respond.

 

 

1.            Pet shop licences are issued/renewed on an annual basis.

                There were 10 in 2007 and 9 in 2008.

 

2.            Again licences are issued/renewed on an annual basis.

                There were 5 in 2007 and 4 in 2008.

 

3.            Licences on dog breeding licences are issued/renewed on an
annual basis.

                There were 4 in 2007 and 4 in 2008.

 

4.            Inspections are carried out on an annual basis.

 

5.            No pet shops have been investigated due to poor complaints
and poor Animal Welfare Conditions.  I have to advise  that as we do not
hold any information on this it is exempt under Section 17 of FOISA.

 

I have to advise that if you are not happy with the information provided
then you have a right to request a review within 40 working days of
receipt of this e-mail.  You should either e-mail
[1][email address] or write to the Access to Information
Officer, Scottish Borders Council, Council HQ, Newtown St.Boswells TD6
0SA.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Doreen Broom

Access to Information Officer

Scottish Borders Council

Corporate Resources - Corporate Administration

Tel: 01835 826516

e-mail: [2][email address]

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

 

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