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.