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Animal Welfare Team, Defra
Area 8B, 9 Millbank
c/o 17 Smith Square
London SW1P 3JR
Tel: 020 7238 5948
Application for a Greyhound Racetrack
welfare licence
This form must be completed by any greyhound racing track operator in England whose track is not
regulated by the Greyhound Board of Great Britain. The Regulations are new regulations and no previous
forms have been designed.
Applicant Details for a Greyhound racetrack welfare licence
Name of racetrack
Name of applicant
Address of applicant
Postcode
Address of racetrack
(if different)
Postcode
Telephone number E-mail address
Are you subject to any disqualifications imposed following convictions for an offence under
any of the Acts listed in the Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010? ........................... Yes
No
If yes, please list the disqualifications to which you are subject?
Date of application
Under the Regulations no person may apply for a licence if they are disqualified under –
(a) section 34 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006;
(b)
section 3(3) of the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963 from keeping a boarding establishment for animals;
(c) section 3(3) of the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 from keeping a breeding establishment;
(d) section 5(3) of the Pet Animals Act 1951 from keeping a pet shop;
(e) section 4(3) of the Riding Establishments Act 1964 from keeping a riding establishment;
(f) section 1 of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954 from having custody of an animal; or
(g) section 3 of the Protection of Animals Act 1911 from the ownership of an animal; and any licence issued to a
person so disqualified is invalid.
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Licensing Conditions
A summary of the licensing conditions required by the Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010 can be
found in the Defra guidance produced to accompany the Regulations. The Guidance can be found on the Defra
website here: http://www.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/farmanimal/welfare/act/documents/greyhound-regs.pdf
Condition 1: Attendance of a veterinary surgeon
Page 8 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains in more detail when you need to have a veterinary
surgeon in attendance and what veterinary surgeons are suitable.
Have you an agreement in place with a suitable veterinary surgeon or practice to attend
the track as required by the Regulations? ..................................................................................... Yes No
If not, when do you anticipate having such an agreement in place?
What is the name and telephone number of the veterinary surgeon or practice you have an agreement with?
Do you keep an appropriate register of veterinary attendance as required
by the Regulations? ..................................................................................................................... Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate having procedures in place for keeping a register of veterinary attendance?
Page 9 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains in more detail the requirements of the veterinary register.
Condition 2: Facilities for the attending veterinary surgeon
Page 10 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains in more detail the facilities needed for the attending
veterinary surgeon.
Are the facilities for the veterinarian surgeon required by the Regulations in place? ......................
Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate the facilities will be ready?
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Condition 3: Kennels
Page 11 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains in more detail when kennels must be provided, and the
required kennel standards.
Have you kennels in place that meet the standards required by the Regulations? .........................
Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate you will have sufficient, suitable kennels ready?
Condition 4: Identification of Greyhounds
Page 13 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains in more detail the identification requirements of
the Regulations.
Are all the greyhounds taking part in a race or trial identified in accordance
with the Regulations? .................................................................................................................. Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate all greyhounds racing at your track will be so identified?
Condition 5: Record of Greyhounds taking part on races or trials
Page 14 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains the Greyhound record keeping requirements of
the Regulations.
Do you keep appropriate records of greyhounds that run at your track as well as records
of the greyhounds owners and trainers as required by the Regulations? ....................................... Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate the procedures for keeping the appropriate records will be in place?
Condition 6: Injury Records
Page 16 of the Defra guidance on the Regulations explains the injury record keeping requirements of
the Regulations.
Do you keep appropriate records of any greyhounds that are injured while running at
your track as required by the Regulations? ................................................................................... Yes
No
If not, when do you anticipate the procedures for keeping the appropriate injury records will be in place?
Once this application form has been completed please send it to your local authority or if you are unsure of your
local authority you can send it to Defra at animalwelfare@defra.gsi.gov.uk (or post it to the address at the top of
this form) and it will then be forwarded to the appropriate local authority.
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