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Animal Boarding Establishment Licence

Any person that wishes to provide accommodation for other people's dogs and cats must obtain a licence under Animal Welfare Act 2006.

This includes offering home boarding, dog day care and running kennels and catteries.

Animal Welfare Regulations are guidelines under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and cover licensing of various activities that involve animals. The Regulations came into force on 1 October 2018.

The following activities also require a licence:

View our public register to see the licensed animal boarding and home boarding establishments in South Somerset. 

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