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License Information

License Fees

Effective 7/1/18 Dog  Cat*
Unaltered $60.00 $10.00
Spayed/Neutered $23.00 $5.00
Late Fee (2 weeks after due date) $20.00 n/a

Qualified seniors age 62 and over with an altered pet may be eligible for one (1) Free License per home per year. Click here for more information.

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 and starvation.

* Recognizing how important your cat is to your family, the City of Torrance is pleased to provide voluntary cat licensing. We encourage you to take advantage of this program to ensure the safety of your pet.


Required Paperwork

  1. Proof of a current and valid rabies vaccination is required at the time of application of an annual dog license. The rabies vaccination must be valid for at least six months from the date of application for the dog license. An invoice or statement of services is not sufficient as proof of rabies vaccination. Please check your certificate for correct address and pet information.
  2. Please include a spay/neuter certificate if the pet has been altered since the last licensing period.
  3. If you are applying for a senior license, a letter from the City will be required.

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 Torrance" to the address below. Please do not send cash.

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


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