Holding kennels for stray dogs

Carla Bloomfield made this Freedom of Information request to Ipswich Borough Council

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Carla Bloomfield

Dear Ipswich Borough Council,

Please can you answer the following:-

1. The name/s and address/es of the establishment/s to which dogs
are taken when found to be straying in your area.

2, How often are the holding kennels inspected by the council?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Carla Bloomfield

Freedom of Information, Ipswich Borough Council

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Malcolm Stiff, Ipswich Borough Council

Dear Carla Bloomfield
I am writing to confirm that the Council has now completed its search for
the information which you requested on 21^st June 2015.
Our response to your questions is –

 1. The establishment where we take our stray dogs is:

West End Farm Kennels,
Worlds End Lane
IP14 3ED

 2. The kennels are checked on a regular basis when staff are dropping off
stray dogs. Any concerns regarding conditions would be raised with
kennel staff immediately. The premises are also licensed by Mid
Suffolk District Council as an animal boarding establishment.

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Malcolm Stiff
Housing Business Support
15-17 Russell Road
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