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Licensing Ordinance

Anyone owning a dog, cat, or ferret four months of age or older in Fulton County must have their pet vaccinated against rabies every one or three years and purchase a license.

View the complete Fulton County ordinance

Instructions to License Online

Ready to renew your license? You are eligible to license online if you have received a notice in the mail and you are not required to submit any paperwork (such as an updated rabies certificate). Please have your notice ready, and click here to begin. A $1.95 service fee will apply for each electronic payment.

If you are not eligible for online licensing, you no longer have the reference number from your notice, or you prefer to pay by another method, click here to view your other payment options.

Required Paperwork

  1. A rabies vaccination certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian must be submitted if the rabies vaccination has expired. An invoice or statement of services is not sufficient as proof of rabies vaccination. Check your certificate for correct address and pet information.
  2. Please include a spay/neuter certificate if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period.
  3. If you are applying for a senior license, proof of age is required.

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

License Fees

Standard Licensing Fees

1 Year


3 Year

Unaltered Pet




Spayed/Neutered Pet




Senior Discount (60+)

1 Year


3 Year

Unaltered Pet




Spayed/Neutered Pet




Ft. McPherson Resident

1 Year


3 Year

Pet License

No Fee


No Fee

Other Fees


Replacement Tag


Licenses must be purchased for the same term as the rabies vaccination. If submitting a certificate for a 3-year rabies vaccination, you must purchase a 3-year license. If a one-year vaccination was given, you may only purchase a one-year license.

Please consider making a voluntary donation to benefit the animals in the care of the Fulton County Animal Services. Thank you.

The cost for licensing unaltered or fertile pets is higher than that for licensing spayed or neutered pets in order to promote sterilization and to reduce pet overpopulation and starvation.

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 when the pet reaches 4 months of age or within 30 days of moving into Fulton County.

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