Pet Licenses & Fees

Pet Licenses


All dogs over the age of three (3) months that reside within the city must be licensed and have the license tag affixed to their collar at all times. Licenses are effective June 1 through May 31. All dog licenses are half price through the month of May.
License Type
Non-Spayed/Non-Neutered $20
Spayed/Neutered $10
Senior Citizen Rate for Non-Spayed/Non-Neutered
Senior Citizen Rate for Spayed/Neutered
Duplicate License $1


All cats over the age of three (3) months that reside within the city must be licensed. The owner/custodian shall be responsible for providing proof of a registered microchip, which can be used for the purpose of a city tag. Microchips can be purchased at Animal Services, veterinarian clinics, or at microchip clinics.
License Type Fee
Cats with a microchip $5
Cats without a microchip $15


Pet licenses may be purchased at the following locations:
  • Pocatello Animal Services
    3100 Avenue of the Chiefs (Upper Level Ross Park)
    Pocatello, ID 83205 
  • Pocatello City Hall (Dogs Only)
    911 N 7th Avenue
    Pocatello, ID 83205 
  • McKee's Feed and Garden Center (Dogs Only)
    244 Yellowstone
    Pocatello, ID 83205 
  • Veterinarian Clinic - Check with your Veterinarian to see if they sell licenses.


Service Fee
Release $20 per animal, $40 per litter
Quarantine $115 per animal
Euthanasia $35 per animal
Violation $30 for first-time violation
$50 for second violation in same year
Impoundment $13 per day
Microchip implants (includes registration) $22.50 per animal
Spay and neuter services for non-shelter animals Please contact your local veterinarian
For additional information please call 208-234-6156 or email the Animal Services Department.