License By Mail

Mailing Address

To license by mail:

  1. Enclose a copy of a current rabies vaccination certificate for each pet. The license application below may be downloaded and included, but it is not required.
  2. Enclose $20 for each of your pets.
  3. Make your check or money order payable to "Foothills Animal Shelter." Please do not send cash.
  4. Mail your paperwork and payment to:
  5. Foothills Animal Shelter Licensing
    c/o PetData
    PO Box 141929
    Irving, TX 75014-1929

Required Paperwork

A current rabies vaccination certificate is required for pets over 4 months of age if the rabies vaccination on file has expired. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information. Write in the correct information as needed.

Your paperwork will not be returned to you, so retain a copy of your documents for your records.

License Fees

Licensing Fees

Spayed/Neutered or Unaltered Pet $20.00

Other Fees

Replacement for Lost Tag at Renewal $0.00
Replacement for Lost Tag Prior to Renewal $5.00

Due Date

Payment for your license is due within 30 days of the expiration of your current license. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license within 30 days of obtaining a pet over the age of 4 months or within 30 days of moving into Jefferson County or the cities of Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster or Wheat Ridge.

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 4 months of age and older must be licensed with Foothills Animal Shelter within 30 days of being in Jefferson County or the cities of Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster or Wheat Ridge.