Commercial Kennel License

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


License to operate a commercial kennel. Allows bearer to perform grooming, boarding, or training services for dogs or cats in return for compensation.

Code Citation 162.6

Who Applies Any person wishing to operate a kennel where grooming, boarding, or training services will be performed for compensation must obtain a license.

When To Apply Application must be made and a license issued before operations begin.

Initial Requirements Does not pertain.

Duration License expires one year from the date of issuance.

Processing Time 30 days.

Fee Structure Permit: $175 Renewal: $175

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

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Contact Information
Jaime Carter
Wallace State Office Building
502 E. 9th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319