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Boarding Kennels and Catteries, Day care and Home boarding

You can apply for a new boarding licence using our boarding licence application form (Word, 48KB).

Please download the application, complete it including the supporting information as appendices and send it to us via email at TST@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk indicating that you wish to pay by card.

Alternatively, you can post your application us with a cheque to Animal Health & Welfare, Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 1AH.

Supporting information

Please note your application (including renewal applications) will not be accepted without the following supporting information:

  • plan of premise
  • operating procedures
 
  • for kennels and catteries unit sizes need to be included
  • for day care the areas intended to be used need measurements to be included
 
  • feeding procedures
  • cleaning procedures
  • transportation procedures
  • disease control policy
  • health and welfare monitoring procedure
  • exercise and enrichment policy
  • death and escape of animals procedures
  • storage of carcasses procedures
  • revocation/emergency care of animals in an emergency procedure
  • emergency evacuation plan
  • training policy/records
  • preventative health care plan which has been agreed by a veterinarian

Further information 

The latest guidance can be found on the Canine and Feline Sector Group website (CFSG). More information on the applications process can be found on our animals licences homepage.

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