Animal boarding licence

Animal boarding, Animal Daycare and Sale of Pets Licence

An animal boarding establishment is a business that provides accommodation for other people’s dogs or cats.

You still need to apply for a licence even if you’re only looking after a small number of animals in your own home.

How much will it cost to apply?

Animal Boarding, Animal Day Care and Sale of Pets

1 Year Licence

2 Year Licence

3 Year Licence

Application Fee

£175.00

£175.00

£175.00

Compliance Visit

£115.00

£115.00

£115.00

Annual Enforcement visit

 

£65.00

£65.00

 

 

 

£65.00

Total

£290.00

£355.00

£420.00

Home Boarder

     

Application Fee

£150.00

£150.00

£150.00

Compliance Visit

£115.00

£115.00

£115.00

Annual Enforcement visit

 

£65.00

£65.00

     

£65.00

Total

£265.00

£330.00

£395.00

Home Boarder Arranger

£75.00

£75.00

£75.00

Compliance

 

£44.00

£44.00

Compliance

 

 

£44.00

Total

£75.00

£119.00

£163.00

Additional host or site

£65.00

   

How can I apply?

You can download our new application form here

Legislation

You can find the current The Animal Welfare Regulations here.

Guidance

You can find the current Animal Welfare Guidance here.

Officer decisions

A record of decisions made by officers

Report a licensing issue

Please use our form.

Pay online

You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Make sure to select the correct service from the left hand side.

Public Register

You can view the public register for licensed animal boarders here.

Currently licensed animal boarders 

The following map shows an overview of the currently licensed facilities.

Selecting a symbol will provide you with further information.