The welfare of all domestic and captive animals in this country is provided for in various statutes and we are responsible for the administration and issuing of a number of licenses relating to animals

Providing or arranging for the provision of boarding cats or dogs

The definition of providing or arranging for the provision of boarding for cats or dogs is stated within Schedule 1 of the regulations and is: providing or arranging for the provision of accommodation for other people’s cats or dogs in the course of a business on any premises where the provision of that accommodation is a purpose of the business.

This includes:

  • Catteries
  • Kennels
  • Home boarding of dogs
  • Dog day care

You require a licence if you are operating one or more of the functions listed above. The guidance and apply for a licence can be found at the bottom of this page.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Contact info
Private sector housing enforcement
1st Floor Annexe, Town Hall, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2BQ
Tel: 01582 546040
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