Animal Boarding Licence - Blaby District Council

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Animal BoardingĀ Licence


Anyone who carries on the business of providing or arranging accommodation for other people's cats and dogs is required to have a licence.

There are four types of animal boarding licence:

  • Boarding in kennels for dogs

  • Home Boarding

  • Daycare

  • Boarding for cats

You should read the conditions thoroughly before making an application.

How do I apply?

  1. Check that you and your establishment comply with
    the conditions (can be found under the downloads section below)

  2. If you have any doubts or wish to discuss your application please contact us using the information on the right

  3. Print an application form from the link below (can be found under downloads)

  4. Once completed sign and return your application form to us along with a copy of your insurance and your application fee payment (please see table of fees for current fees) cheques should be made payable to Blaby District Council, alternatively you can pay by card.

  5. Upon receiving the completed application form, an officer will contact you to arrange inspection of the premises.

  6. If the inspection of the premises is satisfactory, you will be required to pay the licence grant fee, prior to the licence being issued, however, if the inspection Is unsatisfactory, you will be contacted in writing and advised that the licence has been refused.

Further Information

Guidance notes for conditions for providing boarding in kennels for dogs

Guidance notes for conditions for providing home boarding for dogs

Guidance notes for conditions for providing day care for dogs

Guidance notes for conditions for providing boarding for cats


The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018

Table of Fees

Application Form


5 Stars

Dogs and Digs (Homeboarding) - Glen Parva
Harveys Dog Training and Daycare (Homeboarding) – Croft
Leicester Pet Nanny (Homeboarding) – Glenfield
Little Gems (Homeboarding and Daycare) – Croft
Minezara (Homeboarding) – Glenfield
Mucky Paws (Homeboarding) – Glen Parva
Snuggly Paws (Homeboarding) – Huncote
The Willows Boarding Kennels – Elmesthorpe
Slinky Bojangles – Wigston Parva
The Haven Luxury Cat Hotel – Countesthorpe
Wagging Wheels – Enderby
Woofs & Wiggles – Narborough

3 Stars

Glenville Cattery – Glen Parva
Greenlands Cattery – Narborough
Croft Lodge Kennels and Cattery - Croft 
Grange Boarding Kennels – Whetstone
Hazelhurst Cattery – Braunstone Town
Lodge Kennels – Thurlaston
Pooch Home Boarding – Littlethorpe
Little Glen Cattery – Glen Parva

1 Star

StarsEvergreen Cattery – Enderby


Licensing Team

Blaby District Council

Council Offices

Desford Road



LE19 2EP


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Last updated: 24 January 2019

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