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License Information

License Fees

All dogs and cats age 8 weeks and older in the City of Bothell are required to be licensed.

Licensing Fees

Unaltered Pet $60.00
Spayed/Neutered Pet $30.00
Juvenile Pet (8 weeks to 6 months old) $15.00

Juvenile Pet License is valid for 6 months from date of purchase.

Sr Owner (65+) w/Altered Pet (Limit 3) $15.00

Proof of owner's age and pet's spay/neuter is required. The payment is made once for the life of the pet, but the license must be renewed annually at no charge.

Service Dog (affidavit required) Free

Other Fees

Late Fee (30 Days Late) $15.00
Replacement Tag $5.00
Transfer Fee $3.00

The cost for licensing unaltered or fertile pets is higher than that for licensing spayed or neutered pets in order to promote sterilization and to reduce pet overpopulation.

Required Paperwork

  1. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required for pets over 6 months of age 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. A Spay/Neuter Statement is also accepted as proof of spay or neuter provided that the statement is signed by the owner and the date of surgery and clinic which performed the surgery is included.
  3. Proof of age is required to receive the discounted fees for senior citizens age 65 and over.
  4. A signed affidavit is required for the free service dog license.

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

Mailing Address

Please mail all required documentation, along with your check or money order payable to "City of Bothell" to the address below. Please do not send cash.

Bothell Animal Licensing
C/O PetData
PO Box 141929
Irving, TX 75014-1929


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