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Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 3 months of age and older must be vaccinated against rabies and licensed with Lake Havasu City, Arizona within 30 days of being in the city. Cats may be licensed voluntarily for identification.

Temporary residents who will be in the city more than 30 days are also required to license their pets.

View the complete Lake Havasu City ordinance:

Lake Havasu City Ordinance

If you are a resident of unincorporated Mohave County, please license through the Western Arizona Humane Society (928-855-5083).

Instructions to License Online

Ready to purchase your license? If you would like to license online, a convenience fee of $1.95 will apply for each transaction. Multiple pets can be licensed in one transaction. Any required documents, such as your pet's current rabies certificate, may be scanned and uploaded or submitted later by fax, mail or email. The license will be issued after all required documents are received.

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Required Paperwork

  1. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required if the rabies vaccination on file has expired. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information.
  2. Proof of spay/neuter, such as a signed statement from a veterinarian or an invoice for services is required if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period and you are applying for the lower spayed/neutered license fee.

Your paperwork will not be returned to you, so please only send copies and retain the originals for your records.

License Fees

Standard License Fee


Unaltered Pet


Spayed/Neutered Pet


Other Fees


Late Fee (60 Days Late)


Replacement Tag


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

Due Date

Payment for your license is due on the expiration date 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 3 months or within 30 days of moving into Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

A late fee of $10 is added to the license fee if your license is not purchased by the due date.

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