License Your Pet
If you apply for the license online, it takes several business days to get the paperwork back to you. If you want to get your license immediately, it is best to stop by Animal House Adoption Center, 3516 Newburg Rd. Our hours are noon - 6 P.M. Monday-Sunday.
There are four ways to license a dog, cat or ferret in Louisville
- License your pet online
- Download and mail-in your license
- License your pet at a participating vet
- Visit Animal House Adoption Center, 3516 Newburg Rd. Bring your pet's rabies certificate.
What are the Benefits to Licensing Your Pet?
Being reunited with your pet is just a phone call away: 365 days a year, dispatchers are on duty to help with the process.
For those who find a lost licensed pet, it's your assurance that the pet has its updated rabies shots.
If Animal Services finds your lost pet, we will escort it home.
Licensing Info & Fees
1 YR Altered (spayed/neutered): $10.00
1 YR Altered - Senior: $5
3 YR Altered: $27.00
3 YR Altered - Senior: $13.50
1 YR Unaltered: $60.00
**Discounted Rate for Senior Citizens' pet licenses: pets must be ALTERED to qualify, limit of two pets per household
Please add $.50 for postage and processing for each license on mail-in applications