of the code of ordinances requires residents to license their dogs, cats and ferrets.
The license fees are as follows:
- All one-year pet licenses are $10 (altered or unaltered pets)
- All three-year pet licenses are $27 (altered or unaltered pets)
These are the three ways to license your pet:
- Come to the City's animal shelter, 4400 Raytown Road
- Contact your veterinarian, who may be able to sell pet licenses directly; check this list)
- Visit Pet Data online.
Licensing your pet and keeping the license on his collar helps ensure that you will be notified if your pet is impounded by the employees of the Animal Health and Public Safety Division.
Anyone who finds a lost pet that is licensed with the City can call the 3-1-1 Action Center, 816-513-1313, or check Pet Data and get the owner's contact information so the pet can be returned to its rightful owner.