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Boarding licence

Discussion in 'Dog Boarding' started by Rich_JJ, Jul 29, 2015.


  1. Rich_JJ

    Rich_JJ PetForums Newbie

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    I've applied recently to the council for a boarding licence and am currently waiting to here back from them. I have 2 medium sized dogs of my own and wondered if anyone had an idea of how many I would be likely to get a licence for ?
     
  2. BoredomBusters

    BoredomBusters PetForums VIP

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    Every council is different, but in my experience of talking to other boarders 2 from the same family is usual for the first year. Did you ask the person who home checked you what they thought? They're usually happy to discuss it with you.
     
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    BoredomBusters PetForums VIP

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    Every council is different, but in my experience of talking to other boarders 2 from the same family is usual for the first year. Did you ask the person who home checked you what they thought? They're usually happy to discuss it with you.
     
  4. Rich_JJ

    Rich_JJ PetForums Newbie

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    No, they haven't been out yet to do the home check.
     
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    joface PetForums Member

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    My council (East Northants) allow 3 dogs from different households as standard (or they did in January anyway). My licence says '3 dogs across different households plus resident dog'. I'm not sure what would happen if i owned 2 dogs. Since last year you can apply to have more than 3 but you have to have a vet visit which costs more so they can decide how many you have room for (for example, you have to show that you can isolate a poorly dog away from the other dogs & keep different families dogs separate from each other when you are not there).
     
  6. David Hendra

    David Hendra PetForums Newbie

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    It should depend on how many "designated spaces" you can create in your home after you've allowed for somewhere for your own dogs to sleep. You also need a clear plan to isolate and nurse a dog in case of contagious disease. The logistics of that can seriously affect how many designated spaces you can configure, depending on the floor plan of your home.
     
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