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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

Instructions to License Online

Ready to purchase your license? If you would like to license online, a convenience fee of $2.00 will apply for each transaction. Date of birth for senior citizens requesting the discounted rate for spayed or neutered pets may be scanned and uploaded or submitted later by phone, mail or email. The license will be issued after correct payment and any required information is received.

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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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