Licensing Cats and Dogs​

Licenses are vital in helping us reunite you with your lost pet, and they make it easy to keep track of rabies vaccinations. ​

Benefits of Licensing

  • Animal Control Officers will attempt to return licensed pets to owners before taking them to the shelter, saving impound fees.
  • Licensed pets are held at the shelter for a minimum of 10 business days.
  • If your pet is found injured, your personal veterinarian will be contacted.
  • At the sad time of your pet's death, we can assist with free or low cost services for final arrangements.
  • Many dog parks, apartment complexes and boarding facilities require pets to be licensed.
  • Licensing fee revenue provides 24/7 services for the animals and people in our communities
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