Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) Regulations
New regulations came into effect October 1st 2018
Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) regulations replace a number of animal establishment regulations, namely: Boarding Establishments Act 1963, Pet Animals Act 1951, Riding Establishments Act 1968, Dog Breeding Act 1991, Performing Animals Act 1925.
Procedural guidance notes for local authorities
This sets out useful information for inspecting authorities which you may find useful during the inspection process. In particular it outlines the new star rating system which will be applied by local authorities and which will determine the term of your licence (1, 2 or 3 years).
For Procedural Guidance, click here. The full regulations can be found here.
Barking Mad and all our independently owned and managed branches across the UK are fully compliant. We are members of the Pet Industry Federation who have been working closely with the government and Defra in particular.
Barking Mad continue to provide the very highest quality service and have worked since 2000 to professional unrivalled standards that ensure dogs in our care are happy, healthy and safe. Barking Mad’s systems and operations are also ISO9001 accredited ensuring compliance to our excellent Quality Management System (QMS).
New Commercial Dog Boarding Regulations
Information and guidance from Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) on the new commercial dog boarding regulations can be found with the link below.
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018
Guidance notes for conditions for providing home boarding for dogs
2018 – click here to read.