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Animal Boarding Licence Application

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

 You can use this application form to apply for the above licence.

 The application form is available in 2 forms -

  • a pdf version to print off and complete or
  • a Word version to download and type into which allows you to keep an electronic copy.

The fees involved with these applications are (VAT is not payable):

  • First Application £122.00  Vets fees (inc. VAT) additional

  • Renewal              £71.00  Vets fees (inc. VAT) additional

We are unable to accept this form by email because it must have a signature. Please print the form, sign it and return it to the address below.

Please note, there are Terms and Conditions attached to this licence that must be met and maintained for a licence to be granted. 

The following Licence Terms and Conditions are available to download:

An inspection will be carried out prior to the granting of a licence, therefore, it is advisable that applicants read through the conditions in order to know what will be required of them as a licensee.

Return completed form to:
Environmental Services
Unit 1, Newfields Business Park, 2 Stinsford Road, Poole
BH17 0NF

Tel: 01202 261700
Email: environment@poole.gov.uk

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