An Animal Boarding Establishment Licence is required if you run a kennel or cattery, this includes boarding animals in your own home.The number of dogs and cats that can be accommodated, along with any other conditions, will be specified on the licence.
You must not be disqualified from any of the following at the time you apply:
You can apply for a new licence or a renewal by completing an application form and sending it us along with the correct fee.
For completed applications we will try to process them within 28 working days from receipt of application, providing no further information is needed.
The duration of the licence is for 1 year, all Animal Boarding Establishment licences expire on 31st December each year, regardless of the date of issue (this is a requirement of the legislation and we cannot alter it).
Please see the Licensing Fees pages.
Please see the download section on the right hand side.
To make a complaint about an Animal Boarding Establishment in the area please email firstname.lastname@example.org