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Licensing Ordinance

All dogs 7 months of age and older must be licensed with the city. Newly acquired dogs over the age of 7 months must be licensed within 30 days of acquisition.

View the complete City of West Richland ordinance

Mailing Address

To license by mail:

  1. Enclose copies of all required paperwork. The license application below may be downloaded and included, but it is not required.
  2. Determine the correct license fee for each of your dogs.
  3. Make your check or money order payable to “City of West Richland.” Please do not send cash.
  4. Mail your paperwork and payment to:

    West Richland Dog Licensing
    c/o PetData
    PO Box 141929
    Irving, TX 75014-1929

Required Paperwork

  1. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required if the rabies vaccination on file has expired. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information.
  2. Proof of spay/neuter, such as a signed statement from a veterinarian or an invoice for services is required if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period and you are applying for the lower spayed/neutered license fee.
  3. If licensing a service animal, a letter is required from a veterinarian or doctor stating that the dog is a service animal.

Your paperwork will not be returned to you, so please retain a copy of your documents for your records.

License Fees

Licensing Fees



Unaltered Dog



Spayed/Neutered Dog



Other Fees

Late Fee (30 days after license expires)


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.

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 dog over the age of 7 months.

A late fee is added to the license fee if your license is not purchased by the due date. The late fee is $10 per license.

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