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LICENSING

Licensing your pet is the law

All jurisdictions within Ada County require dogs to have and wear a license. Failure to license or to renew your dog’s license could result in a citation, monetary fine and court fees. You will need to purchase a license based on where you live – information about each jurisdiction within our service area is below. If you have any questions about licensing your pet, please contact us at 208-342-3508.

 You can purchase dog licenses at our both our Dorman and Bird Campuses.

Licensing Fees

Boise

Below are fees for licensing your dog(s) in Boise city limits. The City of Boise offers multiple license options from one year to multiple year. 

Spayed/neutered
$21.75

(Proof Required)

Un-spayed/un-neutered
$28.50

Under 1 year

Un-spayed/un-neutered
$55.00

Over 1 year

Senior owner (65 and older)
$11.25

Spayed/neutered only

Replacement tag
$4.00

Spayed/neutered only

Click here to find locations to purchase a Boise city dog license. You can also renew your dog’s license online.

If you plan to purchase your license from the Idaho Humane Society, please make sure to bring your dog’s proof of spay or neuter and proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Eagle

Below are fees for licensing your dog(s) in Eagle city limits. All Eagle licenses expire December 31st of each year.

Spayed/neutered
$10.00
Un-spayed/un-neutered
$25.00
Senior owner (65 and older)
$5.00

Spayed/neutered only

Click here for a form to apply for your license through the mail.

If you plan to purchase your license from the Idaho Humane Society, please make sure to bring your dog’s proof of spay or neuter and proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Meridian

Below are fees for licensing your dog(s) in Meridian city limits. All Meridian licenses expire one year from date of issue.

Spayed/neutered
$16.00
Un-spayed/un-neutered
$21.00
Replacement tag
$5.00

Click here to find locations to purchase a Meridian city dog license or order it through the mail.

If you plan to purchase your license from the Idaho Humane Society, please make sure to bring your dog’s proof of spay or neuter and proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Kuna

Below are fees for licensing your dog(s) in Kuna city limits. One year Kuna licenses expire one year from date of issue; 3-year and 5-year licenses expire accordingly.

Spayed/neutered:
1 Year
$10.50
3 Years
$21.00
5 Years
$31.50
Un-Spayed/ Un-Neutered:
1 Year
$28.00
3 Years
$56.00
5 Years
$84.00
Senior owners (65 and over)
Spayed/Neutered:
1 Year
$8.00
3 Years
$16.00
5 Years
$24.00
Senior owners (65 and over)
Un-Spayed/Neutered:
1 Year
$20.00
3 Years
$40.00
5 Years
$60.00

If you plan to purchase your license from the Idaho Humane Society, please make sure to bring your dog’s proof of spay or neuter from your veterinarian.

Unincorporated Ada County

These fees are for licensing your dog(s) in un-incorporated areas of Ada County. If you live within the city limits of Boise, Garden City, Eagle, Kuna or Meridian, you will need to purchase a license from your city rather than the county. Ada County licenses expire one year from the purchase date.

Spayed/neutered
$17.40
Un-spayed/un-neutered
$43.60
Senior owner (65 and older)
$9.75

 Spayed/neutered only

Replacement tag
$4.00

(Please note, you MUST have a current/valid license and the replacement tag will expire the same date as the original license).

Click here to purchase an Ada County license online!

If you plan to purchase your license from the Idaho Humane Society, please make sure to bring your dog’s proof of spay or neuter and proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Garden City

As of October 1, 2019, we no longer issue licenses for Garden City.

Please contact Garden City: 208-472-2950
301 E. 50th Street, Garden City, Idaho 83714