Animal related licences

Application forms

To apply for an animal welfare licence, please download and complete the relevant application form listed below, depending on the licence type you need there are also some guidance notes which detail what we will look for at an inspection visit. It is important you read these and the government guidance before you complete your application form. 

Animal boarding 

Animal boarding application form

Paperwork requirements - home boarding

Government guidance - home boarding for dogs

Paperwork requirements - dog day care

Government guidance - dog day care

Paperwork requirements - kennel boarding

Government guidance - kennel boarding for dogs

Government guidance - boarding for cats

Breeding and sale of dogs

Breeding and sale of dogs application form

Paperwork requirements breeding and sale of dogs

Government guidance 

Hiring out horses 

Hiring out horses application form

Hiring out horses additional horse form

Government guidance

Exhibition of animals 

Exhibition of animals application form

Government guidance 

Sale of animals as pets

Sale of animals as pets application form 

Paperwork requirements for sale of animals as pets

Government guidance 

Any questions?

If you have any questions about completing an application form, please email our licensing team or call us on 01543 308735


Once completed, please email your completed application to and make your payment here