FOI Request Animal Licenses

Request 101001617214

As of 1st September 2017:

Dangerous wild animal (DWA) licences:
1) How many DWA licences are currently issued in your area?
2) How many of these DWA licences are issued for big cats( tigers, lions, jaguars, and leopards, big cat hybrids)? and please indicate for each of the above licences, the big cat species and the number of animals per species?
3) If tigers are licensed, please indicate if any restriction is placed on the breeding of the animals. If there are no restrictions, would the current licence cover the offspring?
4) How many DWA licences are issued for bears and please indicate for each of these licences, the bear species and the number of animals per species?
5) How many applications for licences to keep wild animals under the DWA Act have been refused in your area in the last 12 months? And on what grounds were they refused?
6) If there are big cats or bears licensed in your area, please provide copies of all licences, and the most recent relevant veterinary and inspection report(s) for each licence (on the understanding that for data protection purposes, certain information may be obscured). If no written reports are available, please indicate the date on which the most recent report was conducted and the outcome of the visit.

Zoo licences:
1) How many zoo licences are currently issued in your area?
2) How many zoo licences are issued for/ cover big cats and please indicate for each of these licences, the big cats species and the number of animals per species?
3) How many zoo licences are issued for/ cover bears and please indicate for each licence, the species and the number of animals per species?
4) If there are big cats or bears licensed in your area, please provide copies of all licences (on the understanding that for data protection purposes, certain information may be obscured).

Travelling circus licences:
1) How many licences are issued ( as of the 1st of September 2017) to operate a travelling circus in your area?
2) What animals do these licences cover?

Response 09-10-2017

Animal Licenses:

1) 1

2) 1   Serval - 3, Caracal - 2, F1 Savannah - 7

3) N/A

4)  None

5) None

6) Vet report attached HERE.  Please see note of all licenses granted at:  http://public.moray.gov.uk/eplanning/search.do?action=simple&searchType=LicencingApplication

 

Zoo Licenses:

1-4) None

 

Travelling Circus Licenses:

1-2) None

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