Animal welfare regulations

Please find below the updated guidelines concerning the Animal Welfare Regulations 2018.

These changes were made to bring the licensing regime up to date with local government regulation and to improve animal care standards, as well as making it compatible with the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

Animal establishment licence application fees

The fees stated below are the total fees payable, with the exception of activities requiring veterinary presence at the inspection. In this instance, the veterinary fee will also be recharged to the applicant or license holder.

  • Pet shops - £256
  • Dog breeding - £257
  • Animal boarding (dogs and cats) - £233
  • Home boarding of dogs - £188
  • Domestic dog day care - £188
  • Dog boarding franchise licence (1 named location) - £257
  • Dog boarding franchise licence (2 named locations) - £425
  • Dog boarding franchise licence (3 named locations) - £665
  • Dog boarding franchise licence (4+ named locations) - £850
  • Commercial day care for dogs - £240
  • Dangerous wild animals license (2 years) - £190
  • Keeping animal(s) for exhibition (3 years) - £225
  • Horse riding (1-9 horses) - £310
  • Horse riding (10-19 horses) - £340
  • Horse riding (20+ horses) - £370
  • Request for re-rating - £100
  • Licence variation - £30 minimum
  • Appeal - Costs for visits associated with unsuccessful appeal

Animal establishment application forms

Please download the appropriate application form. Once completed, please send it with all supporting documents to ehealth@havant.gov.uk.

Once the team has confirmed receipt of your application form, an invoice for the application fee will be sent directly to you.