Animal related licences

Fees

Animal welfare licence charges

Licence type (up to 3 years) Application fee (including initial inspection)  Grant Re-inspection (officer)
Boarding for cats/dogs – kennels  £215 £90 £95
Boarding for dogs – home boarding £215 £80 £85
Boarding for dogs – day care £215 £80 £85
Breeding dogs (up to 20 bitches) £215 £90 £95 + vet*
Breeding dogs (more than 20 bitches) £215 £110 £115 + vet*
Hiring out horses (up to 9 horses) £215 £90 £95 + vet*
Hiring out horses (more than 9 horses) £215 £110 £115 + vet*
Selling animals £215 £100 £100
Exhibition of animals £215 £100 £100
Combination of licensable activities £215 £100 £115 + vet*

*Only new dog breeders require a vet inspection in addition to an officers inspection, unless an officer has concerns and request an additional vets inspection. A vet inspection is always required when inspecting a premises that hires out horses. The vet inspection cost is not included in the licence fee.

Additional fees

Copy licence £10.50
Change of name of licence holder/change of name of business £25
Transfer of application £50
Variation £50**
Re-evaluation of rating £50**

** Plus inspection fee relevant to the type of activity listed above.