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License in Person

Licensing Ordinance

All dogs and cats over 6 months of age kept or maintained in the County must be licensed with Spokane County within 30 days of being in the county. Dogs and cats that are in the county at least 30 days out of the year must be licensed with Spokane County.

View the complete Spokane County animal ordinance

Licensing Locations

You may purchase a license in person at one of the following locations. Please bring a current rabies certificate with you. Please note an additional administrative fee may apply.

Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services (SCRAPS)
6815 E Trent Ave
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
509-477-2532

Spokane Humane Society
6607 N Havana St
Spokane, WA 99217
509-467-5235

Required Paperwork

The owner’s date of birth is required to receive the discounted fees for senior citizens age 65 and over.

License Fees

Annual License Fees 1-Year
Unaltered Dog $53.00
Spayed/Neutered Dog $28.00
Unaltered Cat $28.00
Spayed/Neutered Cat $18.00
Senior citizens age 65 and over 1-Year
Spayed/Neutered Dog $18.00
Spayed/Neutered Cat $13.00
Other Fees
Replacement Tag $5.00

The cost for licensing unaltered 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 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 6 months or within 30 days of moving into Spokane County.

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