Dog licenses have been required in St. Cloud since 1868!
Dog Licenses Requirement
This is a reminder to all dog owners in the city of St. Cloud that dog licenses are required for all dogs over 6 months of age. Proof of rabies vaccination is required. Dog licenses are valid from June 1 to May 31.
Dog License Fees
Spayed / neutered - $12
Unaltered - $29
If you are new to St. Cloud or have obtained a new dog, please use this Dog License Application (PDF) to license your dog. Fill out, print and returned the application to city hall by mail or in person. Please note that only 2 dogs are allowed per household in St. Cloud. Other animal limits (PDF)also apply.
Owners on record will be mailed renewal applications before the new license year begins. Dogs with non-current rabies vaccinations on file with the city will renew as they have done in the past. Renewals and instructions for online renewal will be mailed out in early May. If you have lost your dog license renewal, please use this Dog License Application (PDF) to license your dog.
Please note that failure to license will result in a $100 fine / administrative citation. Please refer to the city's Animal Control Ordinance (PDF) for more details.