254. Boarding dogs and cats.

A person who, in England, provides or arranges for the provision of accommodation for other people's cats or dogs in the course of a business on any premises where the provision of that accommodation is a purpose of the business must be licensed by a local authorityA1.

No one may keep a boarding establishment for animals in Wales1 without a licence granted by the appropriate local authority2. Persons who are disqualified from keeping such an establishment3, from keeping a pet shop4, from having the custody of animals5, or from owning, keeping, dealing in or transporting animals6 cannot be granted a