Dog Licensing


All dogs over six months of age that reside in unincorporated Adams County are required to have a dog license. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required, as well as a certificate of spay or neuter if applicable. The license will be valid for one year. A dog license is free if the dog is spayed or neutered and current on rabies vacccination. The cost for an unspayed or unneutered dog is $25.

You may apply for a license in person at the Adams County Animal Shelter. The hours are:

  • Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

For additional information, contact the Adams County Animal Shelter at 303.288.3294.

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