Some wild animals are dangerous and controlled by law to protect the public.
Licence to keep dangerous wild animals
You need a licence to keep some dangerous wild animals. These include:
- Wild cats
- Wild dogs, such as wolves
- Certain pigs, such as wild boar
You can find a list of wild animals that you need a licence for on the government's legislation website, under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 . You may also need a licence for some hybrid or cross-breed animals.
For more information, please contact us using the contact details below.