Rabies quarantine: authorised premises and carriers

List of rabies quarantine premises and transporters authorised by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.



If you need to put your cat or dog into quarantine when it enters England, Scotland or Wales, you must use an:

  • authorised quarantine premises
  • authorised quarantine transporter (known as a ‘carrier’) to transport it to the quarantine premises

Read our guidance on putting your pet in rabies quarantine.

See a map of quarantine premises and carriers.

Published 9 June 2016
Last updated 13 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the animals accepted and authorised to carry entry for Calagran Four Paws Hotel Ltd.

  2. Added an entry for Overhill Quarantine Kennels as a carrying agent.

  3. Removed Overhill Quarantine Kennels as they have now closed.

  4. Updated the entry for Overhill Quarantine Kennels to explain it will close on 1 April 2018.

  5. Updated the entries for Calagran, Airpets, Oxfordshire C.C and Wales Ape and Monkey sanctuary. Removing Knights Kennels, Paradise Wildlife Park, Animal Aircare from the list.

  6. Removed Bayton Lodge from the list.

  7. Added the authorised premises for the Netherlands and removed Woofers Pet Transportation (in Gloucestershire).

  8. Updated the entry for The Animal Inn, Kent.

  9. Added carrying agent Woofers Pet Transportation.

  10. Updated the details for Calagran Four Paws Hotel Ltd.

  11. Added Cornwall Council to the list.

  12. Updated list to remove Middlesbrough borough council.

  13. Updated the details for Knights Kennels Ltd.

  14. Amended species list for several companies, removed Animal Couriers, PETS2GO2.CO.UK, added Pet Couriers, updated contact details for Middlesbrough Borough Council.

  15. First published.