Anyone who boards cats or dogs as a business must be licensed, whether in domestic or in commercial premises. Licences are valid for the calendar year and so must be renewed on 1 January.
Apply for an Animal Boarding Licence
The current fee is £120.
Licences to board cats and dogs are issued under the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963. For full details please see the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) website.