All people living in the City of Ellensburg who own a cat or dog that is over 5 months of age must obtain an animal license. Owners must provide proof of current rabies vaccination for the animals when licensing. Licenses are purchased using cash or check at the Animal Shelter and must be made within 14 days of obtaining the dog or cat. The license is good for one year. There are a few exceptions: dog guide, guide dog in training, service animal, governmental police dogs; and veterinary clinics, research facilities or similar commercial or institutional entities.
Unaltered dog or cat $60
Altered dog or cat $10; owners 65+ $5
Multiple altered dogs and/or cats (five or more) $40
Altered dog or cat with proof of 3 years rabies vaccination, 3-year license $20
Duplicate/replacement license $3
Kennel/Cattery license $150
Pet shop license $150
The Animal Shelter is located at 1007 S. Industrial Way and may be reached via phone at (509) 962-7246.