Royal opens military dog kennels

Princess Anne officially opened the newly-built military dog kennel blocks at the Defence Animal Centre in Melton Mowbray today.

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Princess Royal to open new military dog kennels

New military dog kennel blocks at Melton Mowbray, east Leicestershire, are due to be officially opened by Princess Anne today.

The Princess Royal, who in Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, will inspect the new kennels as well as watch a series of dog demonstrations.

Princess Anne will open the new dog kennels today Credit: John Walton/PA

The three new kennel blocks can house 200 dogs, and have been designed to reduce noise levels.

They also feature thermostatically-controlled heating, extractor fans and lighting.

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