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Statutory guidance amended for Dog Day Care and Dog Breeding Published Date: 01/04/2022

DEFRA have advised that minor revisions to the statutory guidance documents for dog day care and dog breeding have been made and published. The revisions are listed below for information.  

Dog Day Care Guidance

  • Section 4.0 – Space requirement has been relocated to the position it held in the 2018 version.
  • Section 5.2 - Sleeping/rest area requirement found in the 2018 version has been reinstated.

Dog Breeding Guidance

  • Part B Section 1.0 – 1.1(c)(ii) has been revised to mirror the wording in the 2018 Regulations.

View the Statutory Guidance:

Dog day care licensing: statutory guidance for local authorities

Dog breeding licensing: statutory guidance for local authorities