Animal Licensing

We license pets and animal businesses in unincorporated Pierce County, Orting, Fife and the towns of Carbonado and South Prairie.
Pet License Fees

February - Pet Licensing Amnesty Month

Is your pet currently licensed? But you forgot to renew? Worried about late fees? Take advantage of the Pet Licensing Amnesty program in February. Re-license your pet now and we'll waive the late fees!

University Place Pet License Information

You'll receive a permanent tag for the life of your animal. Replacement tags are available for $5.

No longer have a pet? Update your pet's status online.

Personalized pet tags are also available by completing and returning the order form with payment.

View Kennel and Animal Business Licensing info.

Other Areas of the County

For more information about animal services in areas we do not serve, visit Pierce County Pets.


Your tax deductible donation helps support sheltering and emergency rescue efforts. Please send your check to:

  • Pierce County Pet Licensing/Donations
    2401 S. 35th St., Room 200
    Tacoma, WA 98409
Call 253-798-7445 with questions about Pet Licensing.

Looking for other services? Please visit Animal Control.