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Licensing Information

License Fees

License Fees

Unaltered Dog or Cat


Altered Dog or Cat


Other Fees

Late Fee (30 days past license expiration)


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 and starvation.

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Required Paperwork

  1. A rabies vaccination certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian must be submitted if the rabies vaccination has expired. 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.

Please send copies of your paperwork and retain the originals for your records. Copies will not be returned with your license receipt.

Mailing Address

Please mail all required documentation, along with your check or money order payable to "Dubuque Animal Licensing" to the address below. Please do not send cash.

Dubuque Animal Licensing
C/O PetData
PO Box 141929
Irving, TX 75014-1929

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