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Pet Licenses

Pet Licensing Options - Licensing Your Pet is Easy

Dog and Cat

Purchase a pet license in person at the following locations:

  • City of Auburn Customer Service Center
    One Main Street Building, 1 E Main ST, 2nd Floor
    Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding holidays
  • Auburn Valley Humane Society,
    4910 A St SE, Auburn, WA 98092
    Monday-Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM | Sat 12:00 to 6:00 PM | Sunday 12:00 to 4:00 PM

***Please note - Effective August 1, 2016, a 3% service fee is included for all credit card transactions processed at the City of Auburn Customer Service Center.

Juvenile Under 6 months of age; 6 months expiration $15
Altered Proof required* $30
Unaltered
$60
Senior/Disabled Proof that pet is altered and proof that owner is 62 years of age or older or disabled is required (Per ACC 13.24) $15
Service Animal With a signed statement, on the City Form, indicating that the owner of the animal has a disability and that the animal is a service animal, no license fee shall be charged by the City. $0
Replacement Tag
$5
Late Fees 45-90 days $15
91-135 days
$20
136-364 days
$30
365 days or more
$30 + current license fee

*Proof of alteration can consist of a statement or receipt from your veterinarian or clinic that did the surgery, or who has examined your pet; or previous license information showing spay/neuter.

  • Animal licenses for dogs and cats shall be valid for a period of one year from the date on which the license is issued and shall be renewed annually.
  • Juvenile animal licenses may be obtained in lieu of an unaltered animal license for animals from eight weeks to six months of age.
  • A person under the age eighteen years is not eligible to purchase an animal license.
  • City residents who qualify under the provisions of Chapter 13.24 of the Auburn City Code may purchase a discounted animal license for their cats or dogs that are neutered or spayed and that are maintained at the registered owner's registered address.

Disabled residents that meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements and complete and submit the required City form may purchase a discounted animal license for their cats or dogs that are neutered or spayed and that are maintained at the registered owner's registered address:

  • Current King County Metro Regional Reduced Fare Permit.
  • Certification from the Veterans Administration of a disability of at least 40 percent.
  • Valid Medicare card issued by the Social Security Administration.
  • Valid Regional ADA paratransit card issued by King County Metro or Pierce Transit or Sound Transit.
  • Obvious physical impairment.
  • Proof of current participation in a vocational career program through the Washington State Individual Education Program.
  • Medically disabled as certified by a physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, physician’s assistant, advanced registered nurse practitioner or audiologist, licensed in the State of Washington.
  • Service animals shall be licensed but no license fee shall be required.

View more information about Animal Services provided by the City of Auburn.