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The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018

On 1 October 2018, the new Regulations of activities involving animals came into force which changed the previous licensing regime for businesses involved in dog boarding which includes home boarding and day care. Anyone engaged in this activity must be licensed and it is against the law to operate such a business without a council license.

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

There are thousands of dog friendly cottages and self catering holiday accommodation properties available in the UK. Whether you wish to stay in the countryside or close to a beach there are plenty of choices available to you. We have researched letting agencies that cover some of the most popular locations in the UK.
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The Best of Exmoor
The Best of Exmoor is a family run business offering over 140 self catering cottages of which 113 are dog friendly and available in this beautiful part of the world. We are pleased to recommend this personal and ensthusastic business to dog owners. .
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Holiday Cottages on Exmoor
Dorset Hideaways
If you are looking for a cottage with lots of Dorset charm or a luxury coastal retreat then look no further than Dorset Hideaways.
They make it easy for everyone seeking their perfect hideaway in Dorset. A cosy cottage for two, dog friendly house or luxury property close to the beach, their expert team will help you find your ideal property.

Rural Retreats
Rural Retreats has a large portfolio that represents the the very best of luxury self catering holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland. This includes over 200 dog friendly properties. All their holiday cottages are hand picked and have been carefully selected to meet their very high standards.

Holiday Cottages.co.uk
We are pleased to recomend Holidaycottages.co.uk for dog friendly holiday accommodation. Holidaycottages.co.uk provides a first class service to its guests and has been doing so for over 30 years.
They are experienced in helping people find a dog friendly cottage by the sea, a moorland farmhouse or city apartment.

Cotswolds Hideaways
If you are looking for a dog friendly cottage, house or luxury retreat in the Cotswolds then Cotswolds Hideaways is the perfect agency for you.
A lot of their properties are perfectly located for cycling, sailing, birdwatching and walking. Combine that with the outstanding natural beauty of the Cotswolds and you have the setting for a perfect holiday.

Norfolk Hideaways
Norfolk Hideaways is an award winning Holiday Cottage Agency. It has over 350 properties of which over half of them are dog friendly. Properties range from cosy cottages to luxury retreats oozing coastal chic. If you are looking for endless sky and sandy beaches then Norfolk Hideaways is the agency for you.

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How to use the table
Enter your preferred location in the Quick Search field. You can then sort the columns by clicking on the column header so that you can find properties based on the number of guests or the max number of dogs that you can take with you.

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Holiday cottage owners can advertise for free on this website. Simply complete the registration form below and we will list your property

Once you have sent the form you will be redirected to the Walking webpage. You will also receive an email acknowledging receipt of your request.
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