Registration & Fees

The following services and fees are facilitated by Animal Control in accordance with city ordinance. If you have questions about these fees or policies, contact Animal Control at 214.509.4378.
  1. License Fees
  2. Adoption Fees
  3. Impoundment
  4. Microchipping
  5. Surrender Fees
Any dog, cat or ferret four months of age or older must be registered with the city. In order to register, pet owners must submit a current rabies vaccination certificate and pay the applicable license fee. The rabies vaccination certificate must include the name and address of the applicant, a description of the animal, and proof of a current rabies vaccination. Pets will receive a city license tag with a unique identification number and year of issuance. The tag must be securely attached to the animal's collar or harness and worn at all times.

  • Dog / cat / ferret (sterilized): $5 ($3 with senior discount)
  • Dog / cat / ferret (unsterilized): $30 ($15 with senior discount)
  • Dog deemed dangerous by animal control authority (with history of complaints, warnings): $75
  • Assistance dog / police dog: Free
  • Replacement tag: $2