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Breeding from council property

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by Lukejones, Jun 24, 2017.


  1. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    Hi

    I'm new to this website have come here as looks like I will get the help I need.

    I currently live in a council property and want to breed my dogs (I'm totally experienced have lots of vet friends etc) I want to apply for a licence with my local council and will be going self employed.

    My question is can you breed dogs from a council property have searched the internet and can not find anything.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. simplysardonic

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    You would need to ask your local council these questions.

    From a very quick online search it appears to be unlikely that you will be granted permission for a business that is likely to disrupt your neighbourhood- dogs can be noisy, smelly, escape.

    As an aside- almost without exception breeding dogs properly & carefully results in minimal profit, if any at all, so isn't a viable means of self employment.

    What breed are the dogs?
     
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    Am I understanding correctly that you wish to breed dogs as a business from your council property? If so (leaving aside the highly dubious ethics of breeding dogs for money) then you really need to check with your local council as I believe some do not allow businesses to be run from their properties.
     
  4. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    I understand it can disrupt the neighbours but being a council house or private will still have the same problems

    We haven't had a problem yet until a week ago someone called council to say we was breeding they looked around and said everything is fine they took some microchip numbers to check

    French and English bulldogs is what we have
     
  5. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks we will be going for advice through the week hopefully we will get somewhere
     
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    I'm not sure I understand your last post, OP. Are you already breeding the dogs?
     
  7. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    No not breeding yet someone has it out for us and has called council to say we was the council will see we haven't bred when they check the microchips
     
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    Wait, how many dogs do you have and how many do you plan on breeding? are they all fully health tested?
     
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    So because someone reported you for breeding you have now decided to breed?

    I'm not understanding the logic here.
     
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    I'm completely lost as well.
     
  11. lullabydream

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    Don't certain councils now stipulate the number of dogs tenants can own?

    Maybe that's why someone informed the council?

    If so, that would suggest breeding would be a no go anyway.
     
  12. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    no we have had a litter here and there but they said you don't need licence we now want to make this full time so trying to find details out
     
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    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    We are allowed 3 dogs as that's what is on our agreement we want a licence for 5 dogs you can have as many dogs as you want if you get the licence
     
  14. simplysardonic

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    So you are a breeder then, that is why you have been reported.

    Whether you have one litter, 10 litters, 100 litters, you are a breeder.

    You need a licence for breeding more than (I believe) 4 or more litters a year & I can't see a council approving that.

    To make money from breeding you need to cut substantial corners, which in turn affects the overall health & welfare of the breeding animals & their litters.

    What health tests have they had?

    Are they a desirable colour?
     
  15. Pigwidgeon

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    So you are going to churn out puppies instead of having a proper job?
    Of course they are bull dogs. Of course. Poor things.
     
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    First you need to check whether you can run a business from your council property...our local council does not allow this and hasn't for many years...big story years ago taxi drivers setting up and running a business from council properties...that was possibly in the 1980s...

    The licence for breeding is totally different and you will be unlikely to get it, as firstly you don't know if you can run a business from your property....they are two different departments. So have been inspected by one...so he's not even going to ask the question...a puppy only a few hours old still is equal to a dog so you are breaking your tenancy agreement with the number of animals....

    Get your dogs spayed and neutered and enjoy them as pets
     
  17. Lukejones

    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    Not gonna reply to anyone
    I'm disabled in a wheel chair with one leg after fighting for this country and for what to protect people like you
     
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    Lukejones PetForums Newbie

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    I enjoy my dogs and put all my time into them I'm severely disabled so can't get a normal job
     
  19. lullabydream

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    Puppy farming isn't the way to go though
     
  20. Pigwidgeon

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    Congratulations. There are many jobs where wheelchairs do not effect things at all. And that does not mean it is ok for you to use your pets as money machines.
    Are they even suitable to be used for breeding? Bull dogs are not healthy breeds. If at all, you should be breeding for betterment of the dogs, not to earn a living.
     
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