NYC Health Code
If your pet shop sells dogs or cats, there are additional operating rules that apply to you effective April 1, 2016. Read the notice below for information about these new rules.
Notice about New Laws Affecting NYC Pet Shops Taking Effect April 1, 2016 (PDF) Other languages: [Español] [中文] [Русский]
Checklist of Documentation - Pet Shops that Sell Dogs or Cats
Applies only to pet shops that sell dogs or cats. (See #3 above)USDA Available Forms
• Form 7001: US Certificate of Health for Small Animals• Form 7006: Record of Disposition of Dogs and Cats
Applies only to pet shops that sell dogs or cats. (See #3 above) NYS State Available Forms (may be printed from the Pet Dealers Guidelines document)
• 204-D-AGMKT-Form A (Veternary Health Certificate)• 205-D-AGMKT-Form C (Receipt)• 206-D-AGMKT-Form E (Information Statement)• 207-D-AGMKT-Form H (Pedigree (if animal capable of being registered))• 208-D-AGMKT-Form I (Consumer Rights/NYS Article 35-D)
NYS Pet Dealers License Guidelines and Forms
Applies only to pet shops that sell dogs or cats. (See #3 above)
NYC Available Forms
• Source Affidavit for Breeders• Purchaser Statement
For help with technical problems when using the online licensing/permitting system, call 311 and ask for Health Permits Online.
NYC Business Owner's Bill of Rights
PIN Request Form
You may renew your permit in person at the DCA Citywide Licensing Center. If you send someone to renew for you, they must present an Authority to Act on your behalf.
Authority to Act Form
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004