Pet Shops

The Pet Animals Act 1951 regulates the sale of pet animals from licensed pet shops. One of the legislative provisions is that a pet animal, as defined, cannot be sold to a person under the age of twelve.

Licence Application

To apply for a licence to run a pet shop, please contact the Trading Standards Team first by telephone on 01856873535.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

Orkney Islands Council: BOREAS DOMUS MARE AMICUS