Pet Shop Licensing and Inspection

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[Name Removed] (Account suspended)

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]

Frecknall, Helen, Isle of Wight Council

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Re:      Information Request CRM Ref. iw09/8/1603

 

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Batchelor, Shane, Isle of Wight Council

Dear [Name Removed],

 

Thank you for your information request dated 3 August 2009.

 

Please find below the information you have requested.

 

 1. Pet Shop licences issued: 2007 = 11

                                                          2008 = 10
(including renewals of some of those above)

 

 2. No of DWA licences issued: 2007 = 3

                                                       2008 = 4 (including
renewals)

 

 3. No. of Dog Breeding licences issued: = 0

 

 4. Premises inspected by vet on initial application, then yearly by vet
on renewal. Other visits by licensing officer where complaints
received.

 

 5. Complaints regarding Pet Shops: 2007 = 0

                                                                      
2008 = 3 (1 unable to contact complaint for full information, 2 visited by
licensing officer

                                                                                        
but no evidence to substantiate complaint at time of visit)

 

 

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