Pet Licensing

All dogs and cats over six months of age are required to be licensed.

Rabies Vaccination Requirement

Before a license is issued, the owner shall furnish a veterinarian's certificate showing that the dog or cat for which the license is sought has been vaccinated against rabies and that the vaccination does not expire within six months from the effective date of the dog or cat license.

A tag showing evidence of proper vaccination shall at all times be attached to the collar of the dog or cat. The license tag shall be securely fastened by the owner to a collar or harness which shall be worn at all times by the dog for which it is issued.


The annual license fee is $5 per cat or dog. All dog and cat licenses can be purchased at City Hall at:
101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, IA 50111