Dog boarding

The dog boarding licence replaces the previous Animal boarding establishments licence.

See the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 on for details of the legislation that came into force on the 1 October 2018.

Defra guidance on boarding dog licence 2018

See Defra guidance notes for conditions for providing boarding in kennels for dogs.

Apply to dog boarding licence

Download application for a licence to provide or arrange for the provision of boarding for dogs (Word: 80Kb / 6 pages)

Last updated: Friday, 8 September, 2023.