Animal boarding licence

You will need a licence to run a boarding kennel or cattery or to board dogs in your own home. The number of dogs and cats that may be accommodated will be written on the licence along with other specific conditions.

The licence is valid for one calendar year from 1 January to 31 December.

Apply for animal boarding licence

Apply to renew boarding licence

You can also apply by downloading an application form and sending it to the licensing department.

Fees for animal boarding licence

  • £137.96 for an animal boarding licence or £99.06 to renew an existing licence.
  • £110.44 for a home boarding licence or £79.31 to renew an existing licence.

What happens next

We will arrange to carry out an inspection to make sure your premises meet the required standards.

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB