Plans have been revealed for a new dog breeding business to open near Burton.
Planning permission to convert a stable block on a rural road between Barton under Needwood and Yoxall into a kennel and whelping shed is currently pending.
New jobs will be available, if successful, as up to 30 dogs would move into the kennels.
Planning documents submitted to East Staffordshire Borough Council by consultancy firm JMI Planning read: “The applicant breeds dogs and intends to enter into a commercial venture.
“It is therefore proposed to convert an existing underutilized stable to create kennels for up to 30 dogs.
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“The adjacent feed store, which is a mobile structure on skids, would be used as a farrowing shed.
“The proposals involve internal modifications to the stables to create kennels in the existing stalls, as well as a staff kitchen. The feed store is to be slightly repositioned and exterior tracks attached to its side elevations.
“The fenced paddock immediately adjacent to the building would be used as an outdoor race.”