License Requirements

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs and cats over the age of 6 months must be licensed between January 1 and March 31 each year, or within 30 days of the date that the pet is acquired or brought into the City.

View the complete Ankeny ordinance

Due Date

Payment for your license is due by March 31. If you are licensing for the first time, you must purchase a license within 30 days of acquiring a pet over the age of 6 months or within 30 days of moving into the City of Ankeny.

License Term

Licenses are valid from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 and are due by March 31 annually.

Zip Search

Enter your zip code to get started.