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Dog License
A dog license is your pet's ticket home!

Licensing Information
dog licenseArapahoe County requires yearly licensing of all dogs six months of age or older for residents living in unincorporated areas. If you live in a different jurisdiction, contact your animal control.

Fees are:
  • $12 if the dog is spayed or neutered
  • $24 if the dog is unaltered
  • One free dog per senior household
  • Service dogs no charge
Owner must provide a copy of a current rabies certificate issued by a veterinarian in order to obtain a license. A three year license may be purchased if the rabies certificate is less than one month old on date of license purchase and will be valid for the entire licensing period.

License Forms
License your dog online.
Print a license application in English to mail in.
Imprima una solicitud de licencia en español y envie por correo.

Please note that if you’re requesting a senior license or a service dog license, these cannot be done online and must be either mailed applications or purchased in person at our office.

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Contact Us

Caitlyn Cahill

Email Animal Control

Arapahoe County
Lima Plaza
6924 S. Lima St.
Centennial, CO 80112

Ph: 720-874-6750
Fx: 303-790-8934
TDD: 720-874-6574


Monday - Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

For after hours emergency calls, please contact the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office at 720-874-4711.