Providing or arranging for the provision of boarding for cats & dogs

This includes:- Catteries, Kennels, Home Boarding and Commercial Dog Day Care Crèche’s

Do I need a licence?

What do I need to apply?


  1. Complete application form
  2. Pay relevant fee

How do I apply?

Please apply online under the 'apply now' section

How much does it cost?

£547.00 (1-3 Year Licence depending on star rating) 

Other fee's and charges:

Arrangement Licence for Home Boarder Franchise Owners: £54.00 hourly rate (minimum of 2 hours) - Please note, further inspection costs will be applicable which will be invoiced at a later date. 

Minor Amendment of Licence: £54.00 hourly rate (minimum of 1 hour)

Major Amendment of Licence: £54.00 hourly rate (minimum of 2 hours)

Request for Re Rating: £54.00 hourly rate (minimum of 2 hours)

How long does the process take?

Following a successful inspection, we will aim to issue your licence within 28 days.

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Additional Information 

How long does the licence last?

The length on the licence will be determined by their risk rating. Licence length can be between 1-3 years depending on whether they are meeting higher standards of animal welfare.

Do I need planning permission?

You can check Licences here

Boarding and Breeding Register 0724
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Other links 




Last updated: 19 July 2024 16:34:01

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