Animal Boarding

To keep a boarding establishment (cattery or kennels) or to look after other peoples dogs within your own home you will need a licence from Broxtowe Borough Council.

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(Licences run from 1st January until 31st December or part thereof)

Are You Eligible?

An applicant must not have been disqualified from keeping a boarding establishment or a pet shop or been disqualified from keeping animals.

How We Process Your Application

A visit will be undertaken before the licence is issued. 

Your application will be processed within 3 months. If you do not receive the license, you will be not be able to trade. 

Find out more about Fees

Find out more about Appeals and Complaints


View the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963. (Opens in a New Window)

The Council has also adopted and extended model licence conditions for these premises.

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