Pet Licensing

About Pet Licensing

  • Dogs and cats four months old or older are required to be licensed annually by January 1.
  • Please get your pet tags early, as fees double after March 31.
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of altering is required for the license.


  • Duplicate license and tag – $1
  • Each dog or cat that is altered – $6
  • Each dog or cat that is not altered – $12
  • Mailing each tag / license – $1
  • Paw Park Permits – $15 per dog
Please send proof of vaccination and alteration with fees.

Materials for pet licensing can be sent to:

Attn: Pet License
Cedar Falls City Hall
220 Clay St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

If you would like to be notified of pet-related announcements, please register for the city's Notify Me service.

The City of Cedar Falls contracts animal control services with the Cedar Bend Humane Society, including enforcement of the Cedar Falls Code of Ordinance Chapter 6: Animals.