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Tacoma License Fees

Tacoma Annual Pet License Fees

Unaltered Dog $65.00

Unaltered Cat


Unaltered Dog - Senior (65+) or Disabled Owners


Unaltered Cat - Senior (65+) or Disabled Owners


Altered Dog 


Altered Cat 


Altered Dog - Senior (65+) or Disabled Owners


Altered Cat - Senior (65+) or Disabled Owners




Potentially Dangerous Dog 1st year - see definition in RCW 16.08.070 


Potentially Dangerous Dog Renewal 


Replacement Tag - One replacement tag per year will be given per animal at no fee, and each additional replacement tag shall be $5.



Reduced Licensing Fee for Disabled Citizens

Individuals with a permanent disability residing within the city limits of Tacoma qualify for the reduced fee provided that the dogs and cats are not used for a commercial purpose.  To qualify for this reduced fee, individuals with a permanent disability must provide proof of permanent disability to the animal control agents in the form of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Identification Card, documentation showing at least 30 percent permanent disability, a Washington Department of Licensing parking placard issued for permanent disability under RCW 46.16.381, or any other means that the animal control agency deems appropriate proof of permanent disability.

Impound Fees

Fees for the redemption of impounded animals are charged by the Humane Society, please contact the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce Countyat (253) 383-2733.