Registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities in Scotland: consultation

This consultation covers proposals for a modern system of registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities.

Interested Parties

Abercorn Veterinary Clinics


Action of Churches Together in Scotland



Allandale Animal Sanctuary

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare


Angus College

Angus Dog Rescue

Animal Aid

Animal Concern Advice Line

Animal Defenders International

Animal Health and Welfare Board for England

Animal Protection Agency

Animal Welfare Party


Aquithie Boarding & Quarantine Kennels & Cattery

Argyll Animal Aid

Armac Vets Ltd

Ashgrove Veterinary Centre Ltd

Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare

Association of British Riding Schools

Association of Government Veterinarians (Wales)

Association of Scottish Police Superintendents (The)

Ayrshire Dog Agility Club

Balhall Riding Stables & Boarding Kennels

Bandeath Kennels

Banff & Aberdeenshire Rescue & Rehoming Kennels

Barony College

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Beechwood Veterinary Centre

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Scotland

Berwick Swan and Wildlife Trust


Blackness Veterinary Surgery

Blue Cross (The)

Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford

Borders Pet Rescue

Born Free Foundation

Boyce & Houston Ltd

British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums

British Deer Society (The)

British Hedgehog Preservation Society

British Horse Society (Kenilworth)

British Horse Society (The)

British Horse Society Scotland (Crieff)

British Library's Legal Deposit Office

British Rabbit Council

British Veterinary Association

British Veterinary Association (Scottish Branch)

Broadleys Veterinary Hospital

Brooke (The)

Bulldog Club of Scotland

Bunny Haven Rabbit Rescue

Calderglen Country Park

Cambridge University Library

Canine Concern Scotland Trust

Canine Concerns Dog Training & Behaviour

Captive Animals' Protection Society

CARROT (Arbroath)

Cat Action Trust 1977

Cat Chat, the Cat Rescue Resource

Cat Register & Rescue


Catholic Action for Animals

Catholic Parliamentary Office

Cats Protection (Kirkintilloch)

Cats Protection (West Sussex)

Central Scotland Smallholders Association

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Christine Grahame MSP

Church of Scotland (The)

Cocker Spaniel Breed Council (The)

Collier & Brock

Companion Animal Welfare Council (The)

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

Cotton Tails Rescue


Cousland Park Training and Livery Centre

D & G Canine Rescue

Dalriada Vets

Dog Aid Society of Scotland Limited

Dog World Publications Ltd

Dogs Trust (Glasgow)

Dogs Trust (Leicester)

Dogs Trust (London)

Donkey Sanctuary (The)

Donview Veterinary Centre

Dryburgh Abbey Training Group

Dryden Riding Centre

Dryfe Vets Ltd

Dukes Veterinary Practice Ltd

Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre

Dumfriesshire And Cumbria Greyhound Rescue

Dumyat Kennels

Dundas Veterinary Group

Dunfermline & District Rabbit Club

E & L Insurance Services

East Lothian Dog Training Club

Easter Ross Vets

Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home (The)

Elmwood College

English Setter Society of Scotland (The)

Eriskay Pony Mother Stud Book Society - Comann Each nan Eilean Ltd

Ethical Voice for Animals

European Studbook Foundation

Federation of Companion Animal Societies

Fergusson, Alex MSP

Fife Cat Shelter

Fife Rabbit Rescue

Finnie, John MSP

Firth Veterinary Centre

Flanders Veterinary Services

Foreside Farms

Fox Terrier Club of Scotland

Fur & Feather Including Rabbits Magazine

German Shepherd Dog Club of Scotland (The)

Gibson, Kenneth MSP

Give A Greyhound A Home

Grahame, Christine MSP

Grampian German Shepherd Dog Association

Greenside Veterinary Practice Limited

Greyhound Awareness League

Greyhound Board of Great Britain

Greyhounds UK

Guardian Angels Organisation United Kingdom

Haflinger Trekking Centre

Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Help Fife Animals

Help Or Rehabilitate Scottish Equines

Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue

Highland Canine Association

Highland Wildlife Hospital Trust

Highland Wildlife Park

Horse Rescue Scotland

Horse Trust (The)

Hudghton, Ian MEP

Humanist Society Scotland

Strathspey Veterinary Centre

Inshes Veterinary Centre

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

International Fund for Animal Welfare UK

International Otter Survival Fund

International Sheepdog Society

Inverclyde Dog Training Club

K R & P A Playle

Keele University

Kennel Club (The)

Kirk Dog Training Club

Labrador Rehoming Co-ordination Service

Ladies Kennel Association of Scotland

Laminitis Clinic (The)

Library of Trinity College, Dublin (The)

Little Critterz

Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre

Marine Conservation International

McTaggart Veterinary Group

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre

Moray Firth Ringcraft Club

Morven Veterinary Practice Ltd

Mossburn Community Farm

Mountains Animal Sanctuary

Mrs Murray's Home for Stray Dogs and Cats

Munlochy Animal Aid

Muslim Council of Scotland

Nardini Rudder Veterinary Centre

National Angora Club of Great Britain (The)

National Animal Welfare Trust

National Dog Warden Association (Scotland)

National Library of Scotland (The)

National Library of Wales (The)

National Secular Society

Native Ponies GB

North of Scotland British Veterinary Association Welfare Representative

Northern Newfoundland Dog Club (The)

Oban Veterinary Surgeons

O'Connor-Pierce Veterinary Surgeons

Old Mill Veterinary Practice


Orkney Carriage Driving Group

Orkney Seal Rescue

Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association Ltd

Palacerigg Country Park

Parkside Veterinary Group Ltd

Parti-Coloured Cocker Spaniel Club (The)

Pentland Hills Icelandics

People And Dogs Society

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA) UK

People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society

Pet Health Council

Pets As Therapy

Police Scotland

Polmont Veterinary Clinic

Rabbit Behaviour Advisory Group

Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund

Rate Breeds Survival Trust

Reediehill Deer Farm

Rewarding Dogs

Riding for the Disabled Glasgow Group

Riding Safely

Rowallan Activity Centre

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (The)

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (The)

Royal Veterinary College (The)

Ryan & Calder

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

SAC Consulting Solutions

Sanday Saddle Club

School of Law, University of Aberdeen

Scientialis Ltd

Scotland for Animals

Scottish AH&W Strategy Group/South Ayrshire Council

Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary

Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office

Scottish Conservatives & Unionist Party

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

Scottish Crofting Federation

Scottish Deer Centre (The)

Scottish Dutch & English Rabbit Club

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Equestrian Association

Scottish Equine Breeders Association

Scottish Federation of Meat Traders

Scottish Gamekeepers Association

Scottish Great Dane Club

Scottish Green Party

Scottish Hawk Board

Scottish Homing Union

Scottish Islamic Foundation

Scottish Kennel Club (Helensburgh)

Scottish Kennel Club (Musselburgh)

Scottish Koi Club

Scottish Labour Party

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Scottish National Party

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Netherland Dwarf Rabbit Club

Scottish Parliament European & External Relations Committee

Scottish Parliament Information Centre

Scottish Parliament Rural Affairs, Climate Change Environment Committee

Scottish Police Federation

Scottish Progressive German Shepherd Dog Group (The)

Scottish Rabbit Club

Scottish Rex Rabbit Club

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Scottish SPCA

Scottish SPCA Edinburgh & Lothian Animal Rescue & Rehoming Centre

Scottish SPCA Middlebank Wildlife Centre

Scottish Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rescue

Scottish Voice for Animals

Scottish Youth Parliament

Sheep Veterinary Society

Shetland Dog Club

Shetland Pony Stud Book Society

Shetland Riding Club

Shetland Vets

Smooth Fox Terrier Association

Society for Abandoned Animals (The)

Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland

St Clair Veterinary Group

Stewartry Veterinary Centre Ltd (The)

Strathblane Falconry

Strathbogie Veterinary Centre

Strathclyde Emergencies Co-ordination Group

Struthers & Scott Veterinary Surgeons

Swedish Vallhund Society

Tayside, Lochee & District Canine Club

Teen Ranch Scotland

Tobson Common Grazing Committee

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

University of Aberdeen (School of Law)

University of Bristol (Animal Welfare)

University of Cambridge (Department of Veterinary Medicine)

University of Edinburgh

University of Lincoln

University of Stirling (Department of Psychology)

Urquhart, Jean MSP

Valley Veterinary Group

Veteran Horse Society

Veterinary Centre (Portree)

Veterinary Centre (The)

Veterinary Centre (The), Glasgow

Veterinary Centre (The), Uddingston

Veterinary Deer Society

Vetwork UK


Weimaraner Club of Great Britain

Weimaraner Club of Scotland

Wigtownshire Animal Welfare Association

Wild Futures (Primate Welfare Team)

Willows Animal Sanctuary

Windygates Stables

Wood Green Animal Shelters

World Horse Welfare

World Parrot Trust

World Society for the Protection of Animals

Private Individuals, Local Authorities & Other Government Departments


Back to top