Animal boarding establishments licence

You need a licence from Cheshire East Council to run a business providing:

  • boarding in kennels for dogs
  • boarding for cats
  • day care for dogs
  • home boarding for dogs

Before applying for a licence there are a number of things to take into account that we have listed in the guidance notes. 

How to apply 

You can download the applicant profile, application form and the declaration form to apply for an animal boarding establishment licence.

Return completed forms to:

Animal Health and Welfare Team
Regulatory Services and Health
Municipal Buildings
Crewe
CW1 2BJ

Or via email to animalhealthandwelfare@cheshireeast.gov.uk (you will need to make a payment via the call centre on 0300 123 5015 if you apply via email).

Fees

Right of appeal

Any person aggrieved by a refusal to be granted a licence will be able to appeal the process.