All pets over the age of three months are required by law to have a current rabies vaccination and pet license in unincorporated Harris County. Licensing is an important means of identification and can help return lost pets to their owners quickly. Failure to vaccinate or license your pet may result in a fine.
Get your pets home quick.
Pets wearing visible identification are more likely to be returned home when lost, minimizing or eliminating unnecessary time in our facility. Accidents happen and are unpredictable. The time to license is now.
Keep your pet healthy.
In order to license your pet, he or she must have a current rabies vaccination. We will also send a friendly reminder when your pet’s vaccination or license is due.
Help your community.
Licensing fees support Harris County Pets and help us continue providing quality animal care and control services for the residents and pets of unincorporated Harris County
Keep your pet legal.
All cats and dogs in unincorporated Harris County over the age of 3-months are required to maintain a pet license through the county. Violations of Harris County animal regulations can result in a citation and fine up to $500.