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Animal Boarding Establishments

The keeping and running of animal boarding establishments (Catteries and Kennels) is controlled by the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963.

No person may keep a boarding establishment for animals without first obtaining a licence from their Local Authority.

An Application for a licence must be made to the Local Authority and a licence may be issued if the applicant is not disqualified under any of the following Acts:

a) The Animal Boarding Establishment Act 1963.
b) The Pet Animals Act 1951.
c) The Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954.
d) The Protection of Animals (Cruelty to Dogs) (Scotland) Act 1934.

There is an application fee which must be paid at the time an application is made. Currently the fee is £255.50

Where a licence is granted, that licence and any subsequent licence will expire on the 31st December of the year to which the licence relates and must be renewed before that date if the premises are to continue as an animal boarding establishment.

Current Animal Boarding Establishment Licence Holders

Ainsworth Farm Cattery
Ainsworth Farm, Bucks Hill, Kings Langley, Herts WD4 9AP

Beach's Kennels

East Lane, Bedmond, Abbots Langley, Herts WD5 0QG

Chandlers Cross Dog Boarding Kennels

Potten Farm House, Chandlers Lane, Chandlers Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 4NQ

Convivial Cats
Batchworth Heath Farm, Batchworth Heath, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1QB

Jane Parker Boarding Kennels
15 Toms Lane, Kings Langley, Herts WD4 8NA

Templepan Boarding Cattery
Templepan Farm, Templepan Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 4NH

Verulam Farm Kennels and Cattery
Bedmond Road, Bedmond, Abbots Langley, Herts WD5 0RS

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