Let’s See Some ID!Pets Don’t Carry Drivers Licenses
Purchasing a Pet License* is Easy!
New or renewal** licenses can be purchased:
* To purchase a basic license, the pet owner must provide proof of spay/neuter surgery and current rabies vaccination.
** Renewal licenses can also be automatically deducted through your online bill pay.
Pet Licenses Start at $15! View licensing fees
Benefits of Licensing - What you should know about pet I.D. tags, licensing and collars...
Reduced Unaltered Fee: ($45) Available to competition dogs and cats and does not allow the animal to breed. Any animal that is bred must have a regular unaltered license. Learn more whether your animal meets the requirements for a reduced unaltered license and how to purchase one here. To apply, animal owner must come to the shelter in person.
Service Animal Tags/ Fee Exceptions: Per Title 8, Code 8.24.030, Section M 1, 2, 3. The following are excused from ordinarily applicable license fee requirements, as specified:
To obtain a service tag for a service animal, owners must come into the shelter in person. If the animal is a seeing-eye dog or is duly trained and registered with a training agency, no standard license is required to be purchased. All other uses must purchase a license and provide proof of rabies vaccination and spay and/or license certificate, if applicable.
Got additional questions about licensing your pet? View our pet licensing FAQs...
City Animal Licensing
If you live within the city limits of Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove, Folsom or the City of Sacramento, please see the below links for licensing in your area.