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License Requirements

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.

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.

License Term

New licenses will expire one year from date of purchase. Renewal licenses will expire one year from the prior license expiration.