License Your Pet

LMAS is taking additional precautions in response to COVID-19. Animal Control will only respond to serious incidents involving a human and domestic animal in progress, or to assist first responders.

LMAS will remain open for adoptions, fosters, lost and found services, and stray pet surrenders during business hours, from 12-6pm, Monday-Saturday. Please, send questions to For more info, click here.


*Due to COVID-19, Pet Licensing will only be renewed or purchased online or by mail. There will be a grace period for pet owners who cannot get their cat, dog or ferret the required Rabies vaccination or provide proof that their pet's vaccination is up-to-date. For more info, email us at


There are four ways to license a dog, cat or ferret in Louisville

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

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