Please submit information relating to the following areas, providing as much detail as possible relating to the following:
Accommodation - Providing the animals accommodation designed to prevent escape and an environment suitable to their species and condition with respect to behavioural needs, situation, size, temperature, ventilation and cleanliness.
Exercise facilities - Providing suitable and sufficient facilities where available and appropriate to allow animals to exhibit normal behaviour patterns.
Register of animals - A purchase register for all animals detailing their source and identification where appropriate. (This can be cross referenced to an invoice file.)
A sales register - Must be maintained for dogs, cats, psittacines and species contained in the Schedule to the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976.
Health disease and acclimatisation - Providing for the animals' needs including good health care. Allowing animals to acclimatise before being further stressed by being offered for sale. Provision for the isolation of sick/injured/infectious animals and those that might reasonably expected to be carrying serious infectious diseases.
Food and drink - Provision of food and drink, appropriate to their needs at suitable intervals. Appropriate food and drink receptacles appropriate to the species, constructed and positioned to minimise faecal and urine contamination and spillage.
Disposal of waste - Provision for the storage and disposal of excreta and soiled bedding.
Transportation - Provision for transporting animals to the premises and transported or handed to purchasers.
Pet care advice, staff training and knowledge - Provisions for ensuring that the purchaser is informed of the correct care of the animal covering feeding, housing, handling, husbandry, accessories and veterinary care. Provision of appropriate staff training to ensure that staff are competent in pet shop management and animal handling.
Fire and other emergency precautions - Details of emergency precautions and written procedures including arrangements for the evacuation of animals, firefighting, prevention and detection equipment including maintenance and servicing.
Please refer to Model Conditions for Pet Vending Licensing 2013 which are available at www.swansea.gov.uk/petshops for help when completing this section of your application form.