Pet License Information
A Snohomish County pet license is required for all adult dogs and cats residing in unincorporated Snohomish County and within the boundaries of those municipalities participating in the Regional Pet Licensing Program. A pet license is required regardless of whether they are kept indoors or outdoors.
A Snohomish County pet license is your best assurance for the safe return of a lost pet.
Applications may be mailed to:
Snohomish County Auditor's Office
3000 Rockefeller Ave. M/S 306
Everett, WA. 98201
Print a blank pet application form.
Senior Citizen Reduction
If you are 65 years of age or older, you are entitled to a reduced pet license fee if your dog or cat is spayed/neutered. Please provide proof of your age, proof of spay/neuter with original application.
Replacement License and Tag
When renewing your pet license, you will receive a new tag - to be placed on your pet’s collar - for the up-coming year. If your pet loses the tag during the year, just mail your name, mailing address, a copy of your pet license (if available), daytime phone number and a check for $10.00. the Licensing Division address above. We will send you a new tag.
Transfer of License
If you have just moved to Snohomish County within the past 30 days and your pet was previously licensed with a government agency, you qualify to pay the replacement tag fee. Mail a completed pet application form, a copy of your current license from the other jurisdiction, proof of spay/neuter, if applicable, and a check for $10.00 to the Licensing Division address above. We will send you a Snohomish County pet tag and license.
Snohomish County has a countywide leash law, which requires any dog off the property of the owner to be under the control of a responsible individual. It is against the law to allow your dog to roam off your property.