Wholesale of live animals (

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The following formalities are performed by responsible authorities and can also be handled via the Point of Single Contact if necessary. Please specify the location via Change selection. If you choose "To the responsible Point of Single Contact for ..." (if available), the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact are displayed. The contact details of the competent authority/-ies are displayed after choosing the formality.

Other service-related formalities

Other service-related formalities

For taking-up and pursuit of a service the following service-related formalities, which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact, must be obeyed:

  • Animal welfare permit; application

    According to § 11 of the Animal Protection Act, permits are required for certain animal husbandry and activities on or with animals, which are linked to the reliability and expertise of the operator and to animal husbandry appropriate to the species.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Wholesale of livestock, live pets and small animals, animals for aquariums and terrariums


  • Angelköder lebend, Gh.
  • Angorakaninchen, Gh.
  • Aquarien aus Glas, Gh.
  • Aquaristik (Gh. mit Tieren für Aquarien)
  • Bienen, Gh.
  • Chinchilla- und Angorakaninchen, Gh.
  • Enten, lebend, Gh.
  • Esel, Gh.
  • Ferkel, Gh.
  • Fohlen, Gh.
  • Gänse, lebend, Gh.
  • Gebrauchsartikel, zoologische, Gh.
  • Hamster, Gh.
  • Hausgeflügel, lebend, Gh.
  • Hausschafe, Gh.
  • Hausschweine, Gh.
  • Heim- und Kleintiere, Gh.
  • Hühner, lebend, Gh.
  • Hunde, Gh.
  • Hygienemittel für Heim- und Kleintiere, Gh.
  • Kaninchen, Gh.
  • Katzen, Gh.
  • Katzenstreu, Gh.
  • Kleintiere, Gh.
  • Kühe, Gh.
  • Küken, lebend, Gh.
  • Legehennen, lebend, Gh.
  • Masthähnchen und -hühnchen, lebend, Gh.
  • Maulesel, Gh.
  • Maulkörbe aus Leder, Kunstleder und anderen Kunststofffolien, Gh.
  • Maultiere, Gh.
  • Meerschweinchen, Gh.
  • Milchkühe, Gh.
  • Perlhühner, lebend, Gh.
  • Pferde, Gh.
  • Puten, lebend, Gh.
  • Reinigungsmittel für Heim- und Kleintiere, Gh.
  • Rinder, Gh.
  • Rinderembryos, Gh.
  • Schafe, Gh.
  • Schlachtvieh, Gh.
  • Schweine, Gh.
  • Seidenraupenkokons, Gh.
  • Terrarien aus Glas, Gh.
  • Tiere, lebende, Gh.
  • Tierpflegebürsten, Gh.
  • Tiersperma, Gh.
  • Truthühner, Gh.
  • Vieh, lebendes, Gh.
  • Viehhandel, Gh.
  • Vogelkäfige aus Draht, Gh.
  • Wasserreptilien, Gh.
  • Wildtiere (Zuchthaarwild zur Pelzgewinnung), Gh.
  • Ziegen, Gh.
  • Zierfische, Gh.
  • Ziervögel, Gh.
  • Zuchthaarwild zur Pelzgewinnung, Gh.