Pet Businesses in King county, including kennels, daycares, pet shops, shelters and grooming facilities will be required to meet newe permitting standards as of March 1.
The permitting process for these businesses will be handled by Public Health. The intention behind the new permit process and regulation enforcement is public safety. The new permits will require some business which had previously been licensed but not permitted, to meet new standards and purchase annual permits.
For more information, see the Board of Health regulations.