Purchase / Renew a License

You can purchase or renew your pet's license online, at SCRAPS, through one of our vendors (listed below) or through the mail. If you would like to make your payment through the mail, please download our Pet License Form.

Your pet's license is their phone call home in case they become lost. It's also proof of ownership and let's your neighbors know this pet has an owner. It's also the law and carries a $200 fine if you pet is found without a license
General Licensing Information
Pet licensing (dogs and cats) is mandatory in all areas of Spokane County within 30 days of acquisition of a pet or when the pet reaches 6 months of age. It is recommended that the license be attached to a substantial collar and worn by the pet at all times.

Pet License Fees

License Type






Non Spayed/Neutered






Replacement Tag



Seniors (age 65 or older) may take a $5 discount for 1 cat license or a $10 discount for one dog license per household for a spayed/neutered pet only.


The penalty is an amount added if pet is over 6 months of age and you have acquired the pet or resided in Spokane County over 30 days.

Licensing Payments

If you prefer mailing a check or money order please print a pet licensing form (PDF).

You can purchase your pet's license online. Please allow at least 2 weeks for receipt and voucher to be processed and mailed to you. If you are renewing your pet license we will also mail you a receipt. Please allow 2 weeks for processing.

Address/Phone Updates

Use our online resources if you need to make address/phone updates

Spay or Neuter Voucher

Interested in getting your pet spayed or neutered?  SCRAPS has free sterilization vouchers available for residents of the areas that we serve. The program is funded by a $3 surcharge added to all pet license sold in Spokane County.  Get more information here.

Pet License Vendors





6815 E Trent

Spokane Valley, WA 99212


SpokAnimal CARE

710 N Napa Street

Spokane, WA 99202


Spokane Humane Society

6607 N Havana Street

Spokane, WA 99217


Spokane City Hall - My Spokane Counter

808 W Spokane Falls Boulevard

Spokane, WA 99201